## At A Glance

### Scientific notation

Scientists and engineers often have to deal with super huge (like 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) and super small numbers (like 0.0000000000532) . How can they do this without tiring their hands out? How can they look at a number and understand how large or small it is without counting the digits? The answer is to use scientific notation.If you come to this tutorial with a basic understanding of positive and negative exponents, it should leave you with a new appreciation for representing ...

Topics: General Mathematics
Cost: Free

## Overview

### Description

Scientists and engineers often have to deal with super huge (like 6,000,000,000,000,000,000,000) and super small numbers (like 0.0000000000532) . How can they do this without tiring their hands out? How can they look at a number and understand how large or small it is without counting the digits? The answer is to use scientific notation.If you come to this tutorial with a basic understanding of positive and negative exponents, it should leave you with a new appreciation for representing really huge and really small numbers!Common Core Standard: 8.EE.A.4

### Details

• Days of the Week: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
• Level of Difficulty: Beginner
• Size: One-on-One
• Instructor: Sal Khan
• Cost: Free