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.

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