Indices maths worksheets for gcse foundation and gcse higher. Indices worksheet 1 introduces indices at grade 3, Indices worksheet 2 and Indices worksheet 3 asks students to calculate in Indices working at grade 4 and grade 6. Indices worksheet 4, Indices worksheet 5, Indices worksheet 6, Indices worksheet 8 and Indices worksheet 9 work at gcse higher level. Indices worksheet 7 is a fun indices search worksheet.
Indices Worksheets Example 1
Indices refers to the power symbol we write just above numbers or terms. a² means "a" squared which means "a" multiplied by "a". There are other names for an index, including power and also logarithm.
Indices Worksheets Example 2
It's good to establish the laws of indices quickly when learning Indices. Whenever we multiply expressions together with the same index this operation is equivalent to adding the numbers in the index together. For example, a² x a² , is equivalent to "a to the power of 4", since 2 + 2 equals 4 ... right!? 😛