Ch 6: Praxis Mathematics: Scientific Notation & Order of Magnitude

About This Chapter

Scientific notation is a different method of representing numerical values. This chapter looks at order of magnitude and scientific notation to prepare you for the Praxis Mathematics exam.

Praxis Mathematics: Scientific Notation & Order of Magnitude - Chapter Summary

Magnitude, as well as scientific notation, can prove confusing for your students when they first learn of their concepts in mathematics. This set of video lessons in the Praxis Mathematics course will review the ideas associated with these subjects to give you a solid refresher before you take the Praxis exam. The topics in this chapter include the following:

  • Examples of scientific notation
  • Converting values to scientific notation
  • Significant figures and practice problems
  • The definition of magnitude and concepts of magnitude

These video lessons include a timeline feature that allows you to take each lesson at your own pace without worrying about missing a section. They enable you to pick up where you left off when you need to step away. The lessons are also optimized for mobile devices, so viewing the course on-the-go is just as easy and fun as it is when you are in front of your PC.

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