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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.
|Content knowledge, Teaching resource, Student task
|Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches
|Scientific notation, Power, Index number
|Critical and creative thinking, Numeracy
|Strand and focus
|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
Multiplicative strategies (P10)
Measuring time (P7)
Number and place value (P10)
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