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Very large and very small numbers

Scientific notation, or standard form, is used to represent very large and very small numbers in a convenient manner.

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Year level(s) Year 9
Audience Teacher
Purpose Content knowledge, Teaching resource, Student task
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Explicit teaching
Keywords Scientific notation, Power, Index number

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
Strand and focus Measurement
Topics Using units of measurement
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Solve problems involving very small and very large measurements, time scales and intervals expressed in scientific notation

Numeracy progression Multiplicative strategies (P10)
Measuring time (P7)
Number and place value (P10)

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