### Examples

Roderick is comparing two numbers shown in scientific notation on his calculator. The first number was displayed as 2.3147E27 and the second number was displayed as 3.5982E-5. Roderick determines that the first number is about 10³² times bigger than the second number.**Subject Area:**Mathematics (B.E.S.T.)

**Grade:**8

**Strand:**Number Sense and Operations

**Date Adopted or Revised:**08/20

**Status:**State Board Approved

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## Formative Assessments

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## MFAS Formative Assessments

Students are given pairs of numbers written in scientific notation and are asked to compare them multiplicatively.

Students are asked to estimate an extremely large and an extremely small number by writing it in the form *a* x .

Students are given pairs of numbers written in exponential form and are asked to compare them multiplicatively.

Students are given pairs of numbers written in the form of an integer times a power of 10 and are asked to compare the numbers in each pair using the inequality symbols.

Students are given examples of calculator displays and asked to convert the notation in the display to both scientific notation and standard form.

## Original Student Tutorials Mathematics - Grades 6-8

Explore how to express large quantities using scientific notation in this interactive tutorial.

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## Original Student Tutorial

Explore how to express large quantities using scientific notation in this interactive tutorial.

Type: Original Student Tutorial