Scientific Notation

by: Mario Monjaras

the purpose of using scientific notation

example 1

weight of a blue whale -300,000

scientific notation: 300,000x10

standard:300,000

word form: three hundred thousand

example 2

population of japan:

scientific notation:125,000,000x10

standard: 125,000,000

word form: hundred twenty-five million

example 3

diameter of a finger nail

scientific notation:.26x10

standard: .26