Access Point #: MAFS.8.EE.1.AP.3b

Identify the products of powers of 10 (through 108).

Essential Understandings


  • Identify a base ten bundle (e.g., tens, hundreds, thousands).
  • Select the appropriate base ten bundle to represent the number expressed in scientific notation.
  • Understand the following concepts, symbols, and vocabulary: scientific notation, base number, power, and exponent.
  • Select the correct numeric representation.
  • Identify the correct notation used when converting to scientific notation.
  • Identify the correct place value when converting from scientific notation.
General Information
Number: MAFS.8.EE.1.AP.3b
Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 07/14
Cluster: Work with radicals and integer exponents. (Major Cluster)

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

Related Standards

This access point is an alternate version of the following benchmark(s).

Related Courses

This access point is part of these courses.
1205050: M/J Grade 7 Accelerated Mathematics
1205070: M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra
1204000: M/J Foundational Skills in Mathematics 6-8
7812030: Access M/J Grade 8 Pre-Algebra

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8th Grade Math Element Cards:

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Radicals and Exponents Content Module:

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Type: Professional Development

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