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Scientific Notation Math - Chapter Summary
The resources in this chapter are designed to help you better understand scientific notation math. Lessons are available in a video or text format and can be reviewed in the sequence that works best for you. Discover or refresh your knowledge of the definitions and mathematical operations associated with scientific notation. In no time, you will be able to:
- Provide the meaning of scientific notation
- Show how to convert numbers from standard notation to scientific notation
- Demonstrate how to multiply and divide in scientific notation
- Explain how to compare numbers written in scientific notation
Each lesson is available to view on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Access them as often as necessary until you fully comprehend scientific notation math. At any time, take the short quiz with each lesson to gauge how well you understand its concepts. If you need additional details about topics covered in this chapter, feel free to submit your questions to our experts.
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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
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