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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to interpret and compare numbers in standard form A x 10^{n} 1≤A<10, where n is a positive or negative integer or zero".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Standard Form Test your understanding of standard form (scientific notation) with this self-marking quiz.
- Standard Form Video Learn how to write and calculate with numbers in standard form - sometimes called scientific notation.
- Standard Order Arrange the numbers given in standard form with the smallest at the top and the largest at the bottom.

Here are some exam-style questions on this statement:

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*(a) Write 0.0000657 in standard form.*" ... more - "
*The number 1.25 × 10*" ... more^{n}is a cube number. - "
*At a particular time the distance between Earth and Mercury was \(7.7 \times 10^7\) km.*" ... more

Click on a topic below for suggested lesson Starters, resources and activities from Transum.

This video on Scientific Notation is from Revision Village and is aimed at students taking the IB Maths Standard level course.

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