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Working with extra large number is hard! That's why scientists developed a shorter method to express very large numbers. It is called scientific notation. And is based on powers of the base number 10. For instance, the number 123,000,000,000 in scientific notation is written as :

# Scientific Notation Worksheets

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Basic Lesson
Introduces the concept of writing scientific notation in decimal form.
Standard: MATH 4
Grades: (6-8)
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Intermediate Lesson
This lesson demonstrates how to determine leaps in scientific notation.
Standard: MATH 4
Grades: (6-8)
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Independent Practice 1
Students practice with 20 scientific notation problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 4
Grades: (6-8)
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Independent Practice 2
Another 20 scientific notation problems. The answers can be found below.
Standard: MATH 4
Grades: (6-8)
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Homework Worksheet
Reviews all skills in the unit. A great take home sheet. Also provides a practice problem.
Standard: MATH 4
Grades: (6-8)
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Scientific Notation Quiz
10 problems that test scientific notation skills.
Standard: MATH 4
Grades: (6-8)
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Answer Keys
Answers for the homework and quiz.
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Answer Keys
Answers for both lessons and both practice sheets.
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