# Expressing Numbers in Scientific Notation

Skill:

Write whole numbers in scientific notation; convert scientific notation to standard form; investigate the uses of scientific notation.

# Expressing Numbers in Scientific Notation

Discover the connection between standard notation and scientific notation in this activity.

### Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

### Open-ended question 1

What is the place value of the digit 1 in the number ?

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### Open-ended question 2

A number in scientific notation has a negative number as the exponent of 10. What do you know about the number?

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### Open-ended question 3

Numbers in scientific notation are in the format . What are the requirements of the coefficient ?

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