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Understanding Scientific Notation
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In scientific notation, you move the decimal place until you
have a number between 1 and 10. Then you add a power
of ten that tells how many places you moved the decimal.
The number 157,000,000,000 in scientific notation is

written as :
1.57 x 10
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Scientists have developed a shorter method to
express very large numbers. This method is called
scientific notation. With Scientific Notation, you
write numbers using
powers of ten and exponents.
Scientific Notation
Example: Change the following number to scientific notation.
Standard form
Standard form
Scientific Notation
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Scientific Notation to standard form
Note: Scientific notation is also know as exponential notation.
part of scientific notation