Scientific Notation

Updated: 10/1/2020

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- Hello Mario, how's your day?
- What's wrong Mario?
- I am failing this class just not doing today's homework
- The Scientific Notation?
- Yes, I don't understand it
- Of Course!
- Don't worry it's easy I'll show you
- Can you!?!
- Step #1 Move the decimal point to the left until you have a number greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10.
- Step #3 Multiply the decimal by the power of 10
- Step #2 Count the number of decimal places you moved the decimal point to the left and use that number as the positive power of 10.
- Scientific Notation
- EX 2: 4 x 105 = 400,000 4.00000
- EX 1: 1500 = 1.5 x 103
- Scientific Notation
- Step #1 Move the decimal point to the left until you have a number greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10.
- See I told you it was easy
- Step #2 Count the number of decimal places you moved the decimal point to the left and use that number as the positive power of 10.
- Step #3 Multiply the decimal by the power of 10
- Now I can turn in my assignment
- This is easy now
- EX 2: 4 x 105 = 400,000 4.00000
- EX 1: 1500 = 1.5 x 103