Scientific Notation

by Dariana Gomez

Why scientific notation?

We use scientific notation because it easier that to write out the whole number and because it helps you understand where decimals go.


how many bones does the normal human body have?

# of bones:206
scientific notation:0.0206*10^1
starting number:0.o206

how many employee's does Starbuck's have all over the world ?

employee's:200,000
scientific notation:2.00*10^5
starting number:2.00

how many cars are owned by americans?

Car's: 254.4 million

starting number: 2.544

scientific notation: 2.544*10^2