# mat 118 week 8 dq 1

**Question description**

**WK 8 DQ 1-- Scientific
Notation**

1. Scientific notation is a method for writing very large and very small numbers.

a) Explain how to convert 14,000,000 into scientific notation.

b) Explain how to convert 0.0000067 into scientific notation.

2. What is the value in using scientific notation when talking about something like the national population or national debt? What is the value of using scientific notation when making mathematical calculations?

-- Scientific Notation## Tutor Answer

Brown University

1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology

2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University

982 Tutors

Columbia University

1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University

2113 Tutors

Emory University

2279 Tutors

Harvard University

599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2319 Tutors

New York University

1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University

1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University

2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University

932 Tutors

Princeton University

1211 Tutors

Stanford University

983 Tutors

University of California

1282 Tutors

Oxford University

123 Tutors

Yale University

2325 Tutors