**Differentiated Learning Objectives**

- All students should be able to simplify and evaluate terms written in index form where an integer base is raised to a negative power.
- Most students should be able to simplify and evaluate terms written in index form where a decimal base is raised to a negative power.
- Some students should be able to simplify and evaluate terms written in index form where the base is written as a fraction or mixed number is raised to a negative power.