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Lesson: Scientific Notation

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Worksheet • 25 Questions • 4 Videos

Q1:

What is written in standard form?

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  • E

Q2:

Write 782 million in scientific notation.

  • A 7 . 8 2 × 1 0 8
  • B 7 . 8 2 × 1 0 4
  • C 7 . 8 2 × 1 0 9
  • D 7 . 8 2 × 1 0 6
  • E 7 . 8 2 × 1 0 1 1

Q3:

An estimate for the height of Mount Everest is feet. Write this number in standard form.

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Q4:

Express 25 in scientific notation.

  • A 2 . 5 × 1 0 1
  • B 2 5 × 1 0 1
  • C 2 5 × 1 0 1
  • D 2 . 5 × 1 0 1
  • E 2 . 5 × 1 0 2

Q5:

The population of the world is about 7 5 7 5 4 3 0 3 1 6 . Which of the following could be used as an estimate for this value?

  • A 8 × 1 0 9
  • B 7 × 1 0 8
  • C 8 × 1 0 8
  • D 7 × 1 0 9
  • E 8 × 1 0 1 0

Q6:

A terabyte is made of approximately bytes. Rewrite in standard form.

  • A bytes
  • B bytes
  • C bytes
  • D bytes
  • E bytes

Q7:

The value of the services sector of the US economy in the first quarter of 2012 was $ 1 0 6 3 3 . 6 billion. Rewrite this amount in scientific notation.

  • A $ 1 . 0 6 3 3 6 × 1 0 1 3
  • B $ 1 0 . 6 3 3 6 × 1 0 1 2
  • C $ 1 . 0 6 3 3 6 × 1 0 1 1
  • D $ 1 . 0 6 3 3 6 × 1 0 1 4
  • E $ 1 0 . 6 3 3 6 × 1 0 1 3

Q8:

Express 3 × 3 0 0 in standard form.

  • A 9 × 1 0 2
  • B 9 0 × 1 0 2
  • C 0 . 9 × 1 0 4
  • D 9 × 1 0 3

Q9:

Approximately tons of pasta are consumed in America every year. Express this number in standard form.

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Q10:

The ship Titanic that sank in the Atlantic had a mass of about 4 7 4 5 0 0 0 0 kg. Which of the following could be used as an estimate for this value?

  • A 5 × 1 0 7
  • B 4 × 1 0 8
  • C 5 × 1 0 6
  • D 4 × 1 0 7
  • E 5 × 1 0 8

Q11:

In the US, around 7 0 0 0 tons of worn out currency are shredded every year. Express this number in scientific notation.

  • A 7 × 1 0 3
  • B 7 × 1 0 3
  • C 7 × 1 0 4
  • D 7 0 × 1 0 3
  • E 7 × 1 0 2

Q12:

The length of an object is 7 mm. Express this length in metres, giving your answer in scientific form.

  • A 7 × 1 0 3 m
  • B 7 × 1 0 2 m
  • C 7 × 1 0 3 m
  • D 7 × 1 0 1 m

Q13:

In America, about 10 million dollars is spent every day on potato chips. Express this amount in scientific notation.

  • A 1 × 1 0 7 dollars
  • B 1 × 1 0 6 dollars
  • C 1 0 × 1 0 6 dollars
  • D 1 0 × 1 0 6 dollars
  • E 1 × 1 0 5 dollars

Q14:

Express 0 . 0 0 7 7 × 1 0 5 in standard form.

  • A 7 . 7 × 1 0 2
  • B 0 . 7 7 × 1 0 2
  • C 0 . 7 7 × 1 0 3
  • D 7 . 7 × 1 0 3

Q15:

An estimate for the population of London, United Kingdom, is 9 million. Write this number in scientific notation.

  • A 9 × 1 0 6
  • B 9 0 × 1 0 5
  • C 9 × 1 0 7
  • D 9 0 × 1 0 6
  • E 9 × 1 0 5

Q16:

Express in standard form.

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  • E

Q17:

There are approximately 200 million cows in India. Express this number in standard form.

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  • E

Q18:

Express 0.146 in scientific notation.

  • A 1 . 4 6 × 1 0 1
  • B 1 . 4 6 × 1 0 2
  • C 1 . 4 6 × 1 0 2
  • D 1 . 4 6 × 1 0 1
  • E 1 4 . 6 × 1 0 1

Q19:

The speed of light is approximately 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 m/s. Write this speed in scientific notation.

  • A 3 × 1 0 / 8 m s
  • B 3 0 × 1 0 / 8 m s
  • C 3 × 1 0 / 9 m s
  • D 3 0 × 1 0 / 7 m s
  • E 3 × 1 0 / 7 m s

Q20:

Write 0.000853 in scientific notation.

  • A 8 . 5 3 × 1 0 4
  • B 8 . 5 3 × 1 0 2
  • C 8 . 5 3 × 1 0 3
  • D 8 . 5 3 × 1 0 3
  • E 8 . 5 3 × 1 0 4

Q21:

Express 0.00447 in scientific notation.

  • A 4 . 4 7 × 1 0 3
  • B 4 4 . 7 × 1 0 3
  • C 4 . 4 7 × 1 0 4
  • D 4 . 4 7 × 1 0 4
  • E 4 . 4 7 × 1 0 3

Q22:

An estimate for the number of eggs a queen termite can produce in a lifetime is . Write this number in standard form.

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Q23:

Express 248 in scientific notation.

  • A 2 . 4 8 × 1 0 2
  • B 0 . 0 2 4 8 × 1 0 3
  • C 2 4 . 8 × 1 0 2
  • D 2 . 4 8 × 1 0 2
  • E 0 . 2 4 8 × 1 0 2

Q24:

The average distance between Earth and the sun is 92 960 000 mi. Rewrite this distance using standard form.

  • A mi
  • B mi
  • C mi
  • D mi
  • E mi

Q25:

What is 0.00007 written in standard form?

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