Practice: Convert the following scientific notation values into standard notation.

a) 1.25 x 10^{-4}

b) 3.20 x 10^{-9}

c) 1.6100 x 10^{4}

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Scientific notation is used to turn small or large inconvenient numbers into manageable ones.

Example #1: Which of the following scientific notation values is written correctly?

Practice: Convert the following scientific notation values into standard notation.

a) 1.25 x 10^{-4}

b) 3.20 x 10^{-9}

c) 1.6100 x 10^{4}

Practice: Convert the following standard notation values into scientific notation.

a) 377,000

b) 0.000101

c) 707.82

Write the following number in scientific notation and round off to five significant figures: 0.00392708 x 10 81 .
a) 3.9271 x 10 84
b) 3.9270 x 10 78
c) 0.39271 x 10 78
d) 3.9270 x 10 80
e) 3.9271 x 10 78

Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only the base units (no prefix multipliers). a. 4.5 ns

Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only the base units (no prefix multipliers). b. 18 fs

Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only the base units (no prefix multipliers). c. 128 pm

Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only the base units (no prefix multipliers).d. 35 µm

The circumference of Earth through the poles is 40,008 km. Round this number to four significant figures, and express it in standard exponential notation.

Express the following number in scientific notation 0.000275 _____________________How many significant figures in your answer _______________

Write the following number in scientific notation and round off to three significant figures: 31152 x 10-15 .

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