Ch 8: NES Middle Grades Math: Scientific Notation

About This Chapter

Further your understanding of scientific notation by utilizing the informative video lessons in this chapter. Self-assessment quizzes and a practice chapter examination can get you ready for related questions on the NES Middle Grades Math examination.

NES Middle Grades Math: Scientific Notation - Chapter Summary

This chapter's video lessons on scientific notation can remind you of how to write numbers in scientific notation. Recall the definitions and functions of leading and trailing zeroes. Re-discover the techniques for moving a decimal point to determine whether a power is positive or negative. Study these and other concepts while preparing for the NES Middle Grades Math examination. Explore this chapter's video lessons in order to:

  • Explain and provide examples of scientific notation
  • Convert numbers to scientific notation
  • Compare large and small numbers written in scientific notation

Experienced teachers deliver these short, animated video lessons. Move from one topic to the next by using the video tags. Simply click the timeline feature and you'll find the videos' main topics. Each lesson includes a quiz that gauges your comprehension of scientific notation. The quizzes are short, with usually five multiple-choice questions. If you need to take them again, you may do so. You could even print the quiz results for use as an offline study resources.

NES Middle Grades Math: Scientific Notation Chapter Objectives

Display your skills in scientific notation when you're taking the NES Middle Grades Math examination. The exam is composed of four content domains, Number Sense and Operations accounts for 17% of the overall examination score and Algebra and Functions is worth 33%. Measurement and Geometry and Statistics, Probability and Discrete Mathematics each amount to 25% of the score. There are 150 multiple-choice questions on the computer-based assessment and you'll have four hours and 15 minutes to complete them.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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