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# Worksheets for negative and zero exponents

*Create free worksheets for practicing negative and zero exponents — for grades 8-9 and algebra courses. The worksheets can be made in html or PDF format. Both are easy to print — and the html form is editable.*

These worksheets are typically used in 8th and 9th grades. Note: variables with exponents are not included (such as practiced in an algebra course).

You can also make the worksheets yourself and choose the exact layout of the worksheet. Options include the number of problems, amount of workspace, and border around the problems. You can also choose to use fractions, decimals, or negative numbers as bases. See the generator down this page.

## Basic instructions for the worksheets

Each worksheet is randomly generated and thus unique. The **answer key is automatically generated** and is placed on the second page of the file.

You can generate the worksheets **either in html or PDF format** — both are easy to print. To get the PDF worksheet, simply push the button titled "*Create PDF*" or "*Make PDF worksheet*". To get the worksheet in html format, push the button "*View in browser*" or "*Make html worksheet*". This has the advantage that you can save the worksheet directly from your browser (choose File → Save) and then *edit it* in Word or other word processing program.

Sometimes the generated worksheet is not exactly what you want. Just try again! To get a different worksheet using the same options:

- PDF format: come back to this page and push the button again.
- Html format: simply refresh the worksheet page in your browser window.

Practice zero exponent View in browser Make PDF |
Zero exponent — allow fractions and decimals as bases View in browser Make PDF |

Practice negative exponents View in browser Make PDF |
Practice negative exponents — allow fractions and decimals as bases View in browser Make PDF |

Practice both zero and negative exponents View in browser Make PDF |
Practice both zero and negative exponents — allow fractions and decimals as bases View in browser Make PDF |

Use the generator below to create even more variety of worksheets. For example, you can include problems with negative numbers as bases.

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