# 8.2 notes - notation 1 267,000 2 46,205,000 3 0.00035 4...

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Section 8.1 Scientific Notation

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Objectives Convert numbers from scientific notation to standard notation Convert numbers from standard notation to scientific notation
Scientific Notation Scientists often work with very small or very large numbers. To make these numbers easier to write, they have a special kind of notation that uses powers of ten. n = a = n a 10 ×

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Examples : 4 10 2 . 1 × 5 10 87 . 3 - ×
Are each of these examples in scientific notation? 1) 2) 3) 98 10 70 × 7 10 1987 . 3 - × 4 10 8 . 0 - ×

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Write each number in scientific

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Unformatted text preview: notation 1) 267,000 2) 46,205,000 3) 0.00035 4) 0.000000000923 Write each number in standard notation: 1) 2) 3 10 2 . 3 × 3 10 07803 . 5-× How do you remember which direction to move the decimal? How can we use numbers in scientific notation in calculations? Simplify. Write your answer in scientific notation. (DO NOT DISTRIBUTE) ( 29 4 10 4 7 × ( 29 6 10 2 . 1 3 .-× ( 29 7 10 3 4 .-× Homework page 402 (1-21 odd), 29, 30...
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## This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course ALGEBRA 098 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '09 term at Grand Valley State.

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8.2 notes - notation 1 267,000 2 46,205,000 3 0.00035 4...

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