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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to calculate with numbers in standard form A × 10^{n}, where 1≤A<10 and n is an integer".

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

- Standard Order Arrange the numbers given in standard form with the smallest at the top and the largest at the bottom.
- Standard Form Algebra Deeply test your understanding of standard form (scientific notation) by involving a little algebra.
- Standard Form Test your understanding of standard form (scientific notation) with this self-marking quiz.

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. - "
*The following table shows the distance from the sun and mass of the eight planets.*" ... more - "
*At a particular time the distance between Earth and Mercury was \(7.7 \times 10^7\) km.*" ... more - "
*The volume of the Moon is \(2.2 \times 10^{10}\) km*" ... more^{3} - "
*The surface gravity, \(g\), of a planet is the gravitational acceleration experienced at its surface. The following formula can be used to find how a planet's gravity compares to Earth's.*" ... more - "
*NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a planet between the sizes of Mars and Earth orbiting a bright, cool, nearby star. The planet, called L 98-59b, marks the smallest found by TESS yet. The radius of L 98-59b is \(5.42\times 10^6\) m.*" ... more

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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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