Posted by **Lamar** on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 12:26pm.

Describe where and why you would use scientific notation.

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**PsyDAG**, Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 12:34pm
In terms of math, it becomes convenient when dealing with very large numbers. For example:

1,300,000,000 = 1.3 * 10^9

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