Order of Magnitude: Analysis & Problems


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What is the order of magnitude of the number 243 ?

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1. Write 658 in scientific notation.

2. If you add an order of magnitude 3 number with an order of magnitude number 2 number, the resulting order of magnitude is

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many uses for the order of magnitude. This quiz/worksheet assessment was assembled to provide you with a way to test your abilities working with the order of magnitude.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will help you assess your abilities in:

  • Identifying the order of magnitude of a number
  • Writing numbers in scientific notation
  • Finding the order of magnitude for solutions of mathematical operations

Skills Practiced

With this quiz/worksheet you will also practice your skills with:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question which involves writing a number in scientific notation
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve a problem that asks you to find the order of magnitude of a number
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to add the orders of magnitude of different numbers

Additional Learning

For a quick and effective review, complete the lesson Order of Magnitude: Analysis & Problems. With this lesson you will be able to prepare for questions like the ones in the assessment and study:

  • Real life examples how order of magnitude analyses are used
  • The procedures used to analyze order of magnitude
  • How scientific notation relates to order of magnitude