Sometimes a number is so big (or so small), that it takes a while to write it all down. Luckily, this number can be written quicker using scientific notation! Watch this tutorial and learn about scientific notation.

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scientific notation

leading number

power

power of 10

exponent

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Multiplying together two really large numbers? What about two really small numbers? How about one of each? Scientific notation to the rescue! Watch this tutorial and learn how to multiply using scientific notation.