Define, Evaluate, and Compare Functions
8.F.1 Understand that a function is a rule that assigns to each input exactly one output. The graph of a function is the set of ordered pairs consisting of an input and the corresponding output. Function notation is not required in Grade 8.
Vocabulary for this standard:
base is a number or expression being multiplied in an exponent
exponent is a number that describes how many times to use the number in a multiplication.
coefficient is a number used to multiply a variable.
negative exponent expresses that the base is the denominator of a fraction instead of the numerator
multiplicative property of exponents says that when you multiply powers with the same base you just have to add the exponents
division property of exponents says that when you divide powers with the same base you just have to subtract the exponents
power of a power property says that when you raise an exponent to another power, you just have to multiply the exponents