21 terms

Scientific notation and Standard Notation

* Identify numbers in scientific notation * Convert between standard and scientific notation * Order numbers in scientific notation
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3 × 10²
300
5.72 × 10⁹
5,720,000,000
3 × 10¹
30
5.72 × 10²
572
3 × 10⁵
300000
2.4327 × 10⁴
24,327
2.4327 × 10⁷
24,327,000
5.3 × 10⁻²
0.053
5.3 × 10⁻⁶
0.0000053
7.8 × 10⁻³
0.0078
7.8 × 10⁻¹
0.78
5.72 × 10⁻¹
0.572
5.72 × 10⁻⁴
0.000572
Scientific Notation
An easier way to write a very large or very small number.
Standard Form
A number written out in expanded form.
Exponent
The power to which a given number or expression is to be raised.
Base
The number that is going to be raised to a power.
Scientific Notation with a negative exponent means...
The number will be smaller than one.
Scientific Notation with a positive exponent means...
The number will be greater than one.
4 × 10⁻⁴
0.0004
5.72 × 10⁴
57,200