How do you transfer numbers into scientific notation?
You put the first number in front of the decimal. Then you count how many times you had to move the decimal over and use that as the exponent for 10. If you moved your decimal to the right, the number is positive. If you moved the number to the left, the number is negative.
7123 = 7.123 x 103
To add or subtract two numbers in scientific notation: Step 1: Adjust the powers of 10 in the 2 numbers so that they have the same index. (Tip: It is easier to adjust the smaller index to equal the larger index). Step 2 : Add or subtract the numbers. Step 3 : Give the answer in scientific notation. To divide numbers in scientific notation: Step 1 : Group the numbers together. Step 2 : Divide…