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# Multiply And Divide In Scientific Notation (Word Problems) Worksheets

## 6 problems

Writing scientific notation is a straightforward method to express extremely large or small figures. Like standard or decimal formats, we can apply mathematical operations to numbers expressed as scientific notation. A multiplying and dividing scientific notation worksheet easily teaches students to apply these operations to scientific notations.

Grade 8
Scientific Notation
8.EE.A.4

## Teaching Multiplying and dividing in scientific notation (word problems) easily:

Multiplying and dividing numbers expressed as scientific notation includes a few easy steps. However, it is different from standard multiplication and division.

Steps to multiply scientific notation:

In this, coefficient and exponential parts are solved separately.

1. First, we need to multiply the coefficients, whether integer or decimal.
2. After this, we need to multiply the exponential parts (keeping the base 10 and adding its powers).
3. Lastly, merge the solution with the multiplication sign and simplify them.

### Steps to multiply scientific notation:

Like multiplication, the division also requires solving coefficient and exponential parts separately.

1. First, we need to divide the coefficients, whether integer or decimal.
2. Post this, we need to divide the exponential parts (keeping the base 10 and subtracting its powers).
3. Lastly, merge the solution with the multiplication sign and simplify them.

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