Basic operations with real numbers: scientific notation

Basic operations with real numbers: scientific notation

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Title: Basic operations with real numbers: scientific notation
Author: Ellis, Wade; Burzynski, Denny
Abstract: This module is from Elementary Algebra by Denny Burzynski and Wade Ellis, Jr. The basic opera- tions with real numbers are presented in this chapter. The concept of absolute value is discussed both geometrically and symbolically. The geometric presentation o ers a visual understanding of the meaning of |x|. The symbolic presentation includes a literal explanation of how to use the de nition. Negative exponents are developed, using reciprocals and the rules of exponents the student has already learned. Scienti c notation is also included, using unique and real-life examples. Objectives of this module: be able to convert a number from standard form to scienti c form and from scienti c form to standard form, be able to work with numbers in scienti c notation.
Description: Course Type: Learning ModuleMaterial Type: Readings
URI: http://dl.kids-d.org/handle/123456789/2934
Date: 2011-05-19

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