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Scientific Notation A short-hand way of writing large numbers without writing all of the zeros .
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The Distance From the Sun to the Earth 93,000,000
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Step 1 Move decimal left Leave only one number in front of decimal
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Step 2 Write number without zeros
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Step 3 Count how many places you moved decimal Make that your power of ten
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The power of ten is 7 because the decimal moved 7 places.
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93,000,000 --- Standard Form 9.3 x 10 7 --- Scientific Notation
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Practice Problem 1) 98,500,000 = 9.85 x 10 ? 2) 64,100,000,000 = 6.41 x 10 ? 3) 279,000,000 = 2.79 x 10 ? 4) 4,200,000 = 4.2 x 10 ? Write in scientific notation.
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