Instructional Activity# The Genie’s Offer

Lesson 12. Unit 6. Grade 6 Open Up Resources

Open Up Resources20 min(s)

This Instructional Activity is a part of the Lesson 12, Unit 6, Grade 6. The purpose of this task is to show a simple context where exponent notation is naturally useful. The task lends itself to connecting repeated calculations with an expression involving exponents. This motivates creating a shorthand notation that can be used to answer the questions.