Comparing Numbers Written in Scientific Notation


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Which number is the largest?

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1. Which one is the smallest?

2. Which one is the largest?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding scientific notation is an important skill for working with large numbers. This quiz will assess your understanding of scientific notation by testing your ability to do math problems involving scientific notation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz uses practice problems using basic math and including numbers written in scientific notation to assess your:

  • Understanding of scientific notation
  • Ability to compare numbers written in scientific notation
  • Ability to correctly answer basic math problems using scientific notation

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of scientific notation to compare numbers
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on scientific notation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer problems containing numbers written in scientific notation

Additional Learning

For more on scientific notation, review the accompanying article titled Comparing Numbers in Scientific Notation which goes into detail about:

  • Situations in which scientific notation may be used
  • Identifying numbers written in scientific notation
  • Comparing two numbers in scientific notation to know which is larger
  • Doing basic math problems involving scientific notation