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How to Convert Scientific Notation to Standard Form

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Scientific notation uses only the most significant digits and a power of _____ to represent the value of a number.

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1. If you were converting .000345642 to scientific notation and were keeping three significant digits, you would write the number _____ and use _____ for your power of 10.

2. Which of the following is the correct three-digit scientific notation for the number 92,789,445?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet test and review what you know about working with scientific notation. You'll review when it is used, how it is used and how to convert it to standard form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The purpose of this quiz and worksheet is to provide a chance to review what you know about:

  • When scientific notation is used
  • What represents the value of the number in scientific notation
  • Converting scientific notation to standard form

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can remember how a scientific number is written
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information about scientific notation and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve scientific notation problems

Additional Learning

If you'd like a deeper review of this topic, check out the provided lesson, How to Convert Scientific Notation to Standard Form. In this lesson, you'll learn more about:

  • Why we use scientific notation instead of regular numbers
  • The definitions of standard form and scientific notation
  • Steps for converting numbers from scientific notation to standard form
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