# Scientific Notation

### SOL 7.1

## Things to Remember with Scientific Notation

*When the decimal is moved to the right = positive exponent

Ex: 5.32 x 10 ^3 = 5[32,000]

* When the decimal is moved to the left = negative exponent

Ex: 6.2 x 10 ^-3 = 0[.006]2 = 0.0062

*Scientific Notation is a number greater than 0, but less than 10.

Examples: Try these examples and ask your teacher to check or scan the QR code below.