Ch 24: TACHS: Scientific Notation

About This Chapter

Gain strength in the use of scientific notation through this chapter of our TACHS test prep course. The tools you will find here will help you review effectively, and the information in the lessons will be very helpful when you take the TACHS test.

TACHS: Scientific Notation - Chapter Summary

Learn how scientists and mathematicians deal with very large and very small numbers by reviewing these lessons. Explore the material prior to taking the TACHS test. The videos cover the following material:

  • What scientific notation is
  • Detailed examples of scientific notation
  • Comparing and converting numbers in scientific notation

Our instructors will guide you through the subject matter in the lessons, and they are available for questions if you need additional information. By taking the short quizzes at the end of each lesson, you can monitor your progress and identify any weak points, then study further. You will find links in the quizzes that connect back to the lessons for easy reference and review.

TACHS: Scientific Notation Chapter Objectives

The objective of the TACHS test is to assess the abilities of eighth-grade students prior to admission into many Catholic high schools. The lessons in this chapter address the 'Mathematics' section of the test, one of the four subtests that, together, make up the TACHS exam. Other subtests are titled, 'Reading,' 'Language' and 'Ability. ' When you take the TACHS exam, you will need to bring two sharpened #2 pencils with you, as the test is paper-based. The questions follow a multiple-choice format, so be prepared to read each question thoroughly and select the correct answer from the choices given.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Support