1. Intro to General Chemistry

Scientific Notation

1. Intro to General Chemistry

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**Scientific Notation** is used to turn small or large inconvenient numbers into manageable ones.

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ProblemConvert the following scientific notation values into standard notation.

a) 1.25 x 10^{-4}

b) 3.20 x 10^{-9}

c) 1.6100 x 10^{4}

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ProblemConvert the following standard notation values into scientific notation.

a) 377,000

b) 0.000101

c) 707.82

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- Express the following measurements in scientific notation. (b) 0.000 042 1 mL
- Express the following measurements in scientific notation. (a) 453.32 mg
- (b) The circumference of Earth through the poles is 40,008 km. Round this number to four significant figures a...
- Convert the following measurements from scientific notation to standard notation. (a) 3.221 * 10-3 mm (b) 8.9...
- Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only base units (no prefix multipliers). a. 4.5 ns b. 18...
- Use scientific notation to express each quantity with only base units (no prefix multipliers). a. 4.5 ns b. 18...
- The Vehicle Assembly Building at the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, is the largest b...
- The diameter of the Earth at the equator is 7926.381 mi. (b) Express the answers in scientific notation.
- Multiply (2.0×10−4) × (3.1×10−20). Express the answer in scientific notation.
- Express each of the following numbers in scientific notation
- Why are numbers used in chemistry often expressed in scientific notation
- Express the number 0.0810 in scientific notation.
- For this problem write the numbers in scientific notation
- Why is scientific notation so important in modern-day society
- Express the following quantities in scientific notation
- Write 8.54 x 103 in standard notation
- Write 5,000,039 in scientific notation.