A Question Answered About Scientific Notation 8th Grade Math #InHomeMathTutoring
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What is Scientific Notation Rick?
Scientific notation is a way scientists and researchers handle very large numbers. For example 16,000,000 becomes 1.6 x 10^7. The decimal point is basically just moved to the left until just one number is in front of the decimal. The number is then multiplied to that same power of 10.
The Question Was
How do you explain that the value of the number doesn't change when a number is converted into scientific notation?