Scientific Notation

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Taught by MrLovellFord
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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson on scientific notation, the instructor demonstrates how to write numbers in both standard and scientific notation. The key takeaway is that scientific notation involves writing a number between one and ten multiplied by a power of ten. The lesson also includes examples of multiplication and division using scientific notation.

Lesson Description:

Writing numbers in both standard form and scienttific notation

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you convert a number in standard notation into scientific notation?
  • How do you multiply and divide numbers that are in scientific notation?
  • How do you write 0.00065 in scientific notation?
  • What is (2x10^6)(4.5x10^8)?
  • What is (9.6x10^-3)/(2.4x10^-7)?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson just shows three example problems of writing numbers in scientific notation. The first problem is a simple conversion from standard to scientific notation, while the other two are multiplying or dividing numbers that are already in scientific notation and making sure the solution is in scientific notation.