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Operations with Scientific Notation




 


Videos and lessons to help Grade 8 students learn how to perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation, including problems where both decimal and scientific notation are used. Use scientific notation and choose units of appropriate size for measurements of very large or very small quantities (e.g., use millimeters per year for seafloor spreading). Interpret scientific notation that has been generated by technology

Common Core: 8.EE.4

Suggested Learning Targets


  • I can perform operations using numbers expressed in scientific notations.
  • I can use scientific notation to express very large and very small quantities.
  • I can interpret scientific notation that has been generated by technology.
  • I can choose appropriate units of measure when using scientific notation.


Related Topics:
Common Core for Grade 8

Common Core for Mathematics

More Math Lessons for Grade 8

Perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation, including decimals (8.EE.4)
In this lesson you will learn to multiply numbers in scientific notation by using a property of exponents.


In this lesson you will learn how to estimate products of large numbers by using scientific notation.





8.EE.4 Multiplying numbers in scientific notation.


Multiply numbers expressed in scientific notation
In this lesson, you will learn how to multiply two numbers expressed in scientific notation.



 

In this lesson you will learn to divide numbers in scientific notation by using a property of exponents.


In this lesson you will learn to estimate quotients by using scientific notation.




Dividing numbers in scientific notation.


Scientific Notation -- Multiplication and Division.



 

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