# Scientific Notation Problems

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Question

# Section 3: Scientific Notation

1. How many one hundred dollar bills would you need to have ten thousand dollars? Explain.

2. How many 1,000 are there in 10 billion? Explain.

3. Explain in your own words:
a. How to convert a standard number to scientific notation.
b. How to convert a number from scientific notation to a standard number.

4. Write 4,500,000 in scientific notation.

5. Write 120,000 in scientific notation.

6. Write 68 billion in scientific notation.

7. Write 59 million in scientific notation.

8. Write 8.34 x 104 in standard notation.

9. Write 9.4 x 107
a. In standard notation
b. Write out the name of this number.

10. Write 3.476 x 1011
a. In standard notation
b. Write out the name of this number.

11. According to Wikipedia, On December 12, 2013, debt held by the public was approximately \$12.312 trillion. Express this figure in scientific notation.

12. The earth is 9.3 x 107 miles to the sun.
a. Write this distance as a standard number.
b. What is the name of this number?

13. There are about 1.01 million K-12 students in Indiana. Indiana spends about \$11,700 per pupil.
a. Write each number in scientific notation.
b. Use scientific notation to calculate Indiana's education budget for K-12 pupils.

14. A dairy cow can produce 5,400 quarts of milk per year. There are 9.2 million dairy cows in the US.
a. Write each number in scientific notation.
b. Use scientific notation to calculate the total in quarts that all US dairy cows produce.