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Common Core Standards

Scientific Notation

Grade: 8th Grade
Standard:

Math.8.EE.3 or 8.EE.A.3

Description:

Use numbers expressed in the form of a single digit times an integer power of 10 to estimate very large or very small quantities, and to express how many times as much one is than the other. For example, estimate the population of the United States as 3 × 108 and the population of the world as 7 × 109, and determine that the world population is more than 20 times larger.

Standard:

Math.8.EE.4 or 8.EE.A.4

Description:

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.

Standard:

CC.2.2.8.B.1

Description:

Apply concepts of radicals and integer exponents to generate equivalent expressions.

Standard:

M08.B-E.1.1.3

Description:

Estimate very large or very small quantities by using numbers expressed in the form of a single digit times an integer power of 10 and express how many times larger or smaller one number is than another.

Standard:

M08.B-E.1.1.4

Description:

Perform operations with numbers expressed in scientific notation, including problems where both decimal and scientific notation are used. Express answers in 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 (e.g., interpret 4.7EE9 displayed on a calculator as4.7 × 109)

8th Grade Math - Scientific Notation Lesson
 
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