Scientific Notation Example 1

Here is an example of scientific notation.  Remember to read the lesson on this topic.

Basic steps to follow:

1. Scientific notation is a method to write very large or small numbers in a power – power of 10
2. The key idea in scientific notation is to move the decimal point of the number to for a new number between 1 and 10
3. Count the number of digits required to write the number as a number between 1 and 10; this will be the exponent to the power of 10

Power and Exponents-scientific-notation-1

Important habits to master math:

1. write out all steps
2. be very neat
3. use pencil not pen
4. review your work as your go
5. make sure you know the basics like fractions, positive and negative numbers and order of operations


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