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Three Facts and a lie about how scientific Notation is used

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Jonah Peterson

on 13 December 2013

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Transcript of Three Facts and a lie about how scientific Notation is used

Three Facts and a lie about how scientific Notation is used in our daily lives
Distance between Objects
The last truth about real life use of scientific notation is to find the distance between two objects. It is a lot easier to have scientific notation for the distance from the earth to the sun than to have a giant number.
Chewing Gum
Scientific notation clearly helps you chew gum. It can help you move your jaw up and down to chew the gum.
Constructing Bridges
Scientific Notation is used for the construction of bridges. It helps brake down the larger distances into smaller numbers so it is easier to understand.
The Rivers
Another real life use of scientific notation is to find out how many drops of water are in a river. You can use the depth, length, width, and amount of water each drop is to find that out. It is also more meaningful to put it in scientific notation than a large and complicated number.
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