In this lesson on scientific notation, Professor Perez reviews the concept of moving decimals when multiplying by powers of 10, both positively and negatively. He then goes on to demonstrate how to write numbers in scientific notation, including a review of place values. The lesson concludes with examples of converting numbers from and to scientific notation, highlighting the importance of correctly placing the decimal and multiplying by the appropriate power of 10.
More conversions using scientific notations.
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