This worksheet is intended to help algebra students get accustomed to working with numbers in scientific notation. It also covers details of how to enter and work with numbers on a scientific calculator, and has some application questions that are perhaps more meaningful to them than textbook problems, as they deal with money.
This worksheet is intended to be done with students putting their answers on a separate sheet of paper.
The preview file is a pdf so you may see what the file looks like; the product file is a word document, which you may edit for your students. Note: I have included my name, "Mr. Jonnard" in one of the problems regarding rainfall, and you may wish to change it to a name more familiar to your students.
keywords: scientific notation, algebra, algebra 1, standard notation, decimal notation, standard decimal notation, jonnard