Scientific Notation

By: April Trujillo

When representing small and large numbers, scientific notation can be used.

How long is the Mississippi river?

Standard Form: 2,320
Scientific Notation: 2.320x10^-3
Word Form: Two Thousand Three Hundred Twenty


Population of Africa

Scientific Notation: 1.033 x 10^9

Standard Form: 1,033,000,000 billion

Word Form: One billion thirty three thousand

Smallest person in Nepal

Standard Form: 21.5 inches
Scientific Notation:2.15x10^1
Word Form: Twenty one and a half inches