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# Add And Subtract In Scientific Notation Worksheet

## 8 problems   Scientific notation or the standard form is a way of writing numbers. It is usually used by scientists and physicists who are involved in the calculations of very large and very small numbers. Instead of writing 490000000, in scientific notation, we write it as 4.9 * 108. While adding or subtracting numbers in scientific notation, we must keep in mind that the exponents are the same.

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## Teaching to Add and Subtract in Scientific Notation Easily

Follow the steps given below to add and subtract in scientific notations when the exponents are the same.

• Step 1: Subtract or add the decimals.
• Step 2: Bring down the given exponents on the 10.

Example: 7.86 * 106 + 5.67 * 106

Solution:

Step 1: Add the decimals: 7.86 + 5.67 = 13.53

Step 2: Bring down the exponent: 13.53 * 106

## Why Should You Solve for Add and Subtract in Scientific Notation Worksheet for Your Students?

• The concept of scientific notation can be helpful to your students in other subjects like physics, and chemistry.

You can download and print these super fun add and subtract in scientific notation worksheet pdf for your students. You can also try our Add And Subtract In Scientific Notation Problems and Add And Subtract In Scientific Notation Quiz as well for a better understanding of the concepts.

## Teaching to Add and Subtract in Scientific Notation Easily

Follow the steps given below to add and subtract in scientific notations when the exponents are the same.

• Step 1: Subtract or add the decimals.
• Step 2: Bring down the given exponents on the 10.

Example: 7.86 * 106 + 5.67 * 106

Solution:

Step 1: Add the decimals: 7.86 + 5.67 = 13.53

Step 2: Bring down the exponent: 13.53 * 106

## Why Should You Solve for Add and Subtract in Scientific Notation Worksheet for Your Students?

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