Scientific Notation

By Hugo Hernandez

We use scientific notation when dealing with very LARGE or very small numbers

How many pencil are made in a year in the USA

Standard Form- 2,000,000,000
Scientific Notation Form- 2.0x10^9


How many trees we use in a year for paper use

Standard form - 4,000,000,000
Scientific Notation Form- 4.0x10^9

How small plant cell is

Standard Form-12.76x10^-6
Scientific Notation Form-0.00001276