Scientific Notation Can Be a Lifesavior
What is smaller? 0.0000007 or 0.00000007? Goodness that is a lot of 0s! Luckily scientific notation exists to make your life simpler. Isn't it easier to compare 7 10-7 and 7 10-8? That would be very handy when labeling the size of this bacteria above! Scientific notation is a method of expressing numbers in an easier format to read. It is the product of a coefficient and 10 raised to a power.
- When does scientific notation come in handy?
- Is 94.1 X 10^6 a number in scientific notation?
- Is 4.1 in scientific notation? Why or why not?
Change 10391 into scientific notation.