Operations with Numbers in Scientific Notation

Demonstrate the use of scientific notation within word problems. The lesson presents problems with large numbers best represented with scientific notation. Pupils use these numbers to solve the problems in the 11th installment in a series of 15 lessons.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use practice problems within collaborative groups to encourage discussion
  • Review the product and quotient property of exponents
Classroom Considerations
  • Ensure learners are proficient with writing numbers in scientific notation prior to the lesson
  • Includes worked-out answer keys for each part of the lesson
  • Presents problems with context to give meaning to the mathematics
  • None
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