Scientific Notation: Practice Problems


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What is the value of (2 x 10^6) + (3 x 10^7)?

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1. The Great Wall of China is approximately 21,000 kilometers long. Assuming that one average step is approximately 100 cm (0.001 kilometers) long, how many steps would it take to walk the entire length of the Great Wall?

2. What is the value of (8 x 10^-2) x (2 x 10^5)? Express your answer using scientific notation

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps assess your knowledge of scientific notation. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know how to abbreviate small or large sets of numbers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo helps you review:

  • Scientific notation
  • Value of different equations
  • Abbreviating small and large sets of numbers
  • Number of steps it would take to walk the Great Wall of China

Skills Practiced

Use this quiz and worksheet to practice the following skills:

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve scientific notation practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding abbreviating sets of numbers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the value of different equations

Additional Learning

To learn more about scientific notation, review the corresponding lesson Scientific Notation: Practice Problems. This lesson helps you:

  • Define scientific notation
  • Abbreviate different sets of numbers
  • Find values of different equations
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