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Ch 20: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Scientific Notation

About This Chapter

The Scientific Notation chapter of this Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool Companion Course aligns with the same chapter in the Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about scientific notation.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Scientific Notation chapter of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the scientific notation topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the scientific notation topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

  • The definition for scientific notation
  • How to compare numbers in scientific notation
  • How numbers are converted to scientific notation
  • Multiplying and dividing with scientific notation
  • Multiplying by powers of 10

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5 Lessons in Chapter 20: Saxon Math 8/7 Homeschool: Scientific Notation
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Scientific Notation: Definition and Examples

1. Scientific Notation: Definition and Examples

Scientific notation is a special way of writing numbers so they are easier to work with. This lesson will define scientific notations and show some examples of how to convert numbers from standard notation to scientific notation and back.

Comparing Numbers Written in Scientific Notation

2. Comparing Numbers Written in Scientific Notation

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to compare numbers written in scientific notation with each other. You will learn how to tell which is larger and which is smaller.

Converting Numbers to Scientific Notation

3. Converting Numbers to Scientific Notation

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to convert any number you come across into scientific notation. You will also learn why scientific notation is used and where you are most likely to see it.

How to Multiply & Divide in Scientific Notation

4. How to Multiply & Divide in Scientific Notation

Scientists, engineers, and other people who work with really big or really small numbers often choose to express those numbers in scientific notation. In this lesson, we'll learn how to multiply and divide in scientific notation.

How to Multiply by Powers of 10

5. How to Multiply by Powers of 10

Multiplying by powers of ten is one of the most commonly used math skills, and one of the easiest to learn. In this lesson, you will learn several tricks to help you remember this fundamental, versatile math skill.

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