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Number and Operation Session 3: Place Value

In Session 2, while exploring the significance of the number 0, we mentioned its role in a place-value system. In this session, we will strengthen our understanding of place value by looking at systems based on numbers other than 10.

In This Session:

Part A:

Base Two Numbers

Part B:

Exponents and Logarithms

Part C:

Place-Value Representation in Base Ten and Base Four



Learning Objectives

In this session, you will do the following:


Interpret the value of numbers in base systems other than base ten


Translate number values from one base system to another


Relate base two numbers to circuitry and Boolean algebra


Understand the rules of exponents and how they relate to logarithms

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Throughout the session you will be prompted to view short video segments. In addition to these excerpts, you may choose to watch the full-length video of this session.


Previously Introduced:

New in This Session:



laws of exponents
scientific notation

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