# Scientific Notation Period.3 benchmarkbenchmark MA.7.1.2:Identify situations that require the use of large numbers and represent them by using scientific.

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Scientific Notation Period.3

benchmarkbenchmark MA.7.1.2:Identify situations that require the use of large numbers and represent them by using scientific notation.

definition »A»A form of writing numbers as the product of a power of 10 and a decimal number greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10.

ExAmPlE 2600 is written as 2.6x10 3 in scientific notation. 18,000,000,000 = 1.8 x 10,000,000,000 = 1.8 x 10 10 First example second example

question a light travels 1 meter in 0.0000000033 Seconds. Write 0.0000000033 in scientific notation

solutionsolution 0.0000000033 = 3.3 x 10 -9.0000000033 Decimal moves 9 spaces to right.

credits thanks to google for all my pictures also thanks to the kapolei middle laulima 7 website for the added pictures on the slide show. Also special thanks to: mr. Immamura and all my friends

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