Scientific notation's Full Profile
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!
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- Level of Difficulty: Beginner
- Size: One-on-One
- Instructor: Sal Khan
- Cost: Free
- Institution: Khan Academy
- Topics: Algebra, General Mathematics
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