Scientific Notation Worksheets

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What is common among a scientist, an astronomer, and an engineer? You guessed it right! They are great masters of scientific notations, and notating is second nature to them. Scientific notation is a simple-yet-brilliant way of writing large numbers and very small numbers. The printable worksheets offer exercises like expressing numbers in scientific notation, expressing scientific notation in standard form, scientific notation involving arithmetic operations, and simplifying scientific notation.

The worksheets are customized for students of grade 8 and high school.

CCSS: 8.EE

Express in Scientific Notation

Practice this pdf worksheet to become familiar with writing very large numbers and small numbers in scientific notation. Each number is given in the standard form, and children express the numbers in scientific notation.

Express in Scientific Notation

Express in Standard Notation

Acquire knowledge of converting numbers in scientific notation to standard form with this printable 8th grade worksheet, featuring problems to express decimal numbers involving a mixture of positive and negative exponents in standard notation.

Express in Standard Notation

Addition and Subtraction

To add or subtract two numbers in scientific notation presented here, make sure that they have the same exponents. You can modify the exponents by moving the decimals. Add one to the exponent, if you move the decimal to the left by a single place, and subtract one from it, if you move the decimal to the right by one place.

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Use this exclusive printable for free to refine your skills in multiplying or dividing scientific notation. Follow the simple rule: to multiply scientific notation, multiply the numbers and add the exponents together, and to divide scientific notation, divide the coefficients and subtract the exponents.

Multiplication and Division

Simplifying Expressions

Hone in on manipulating the exponents while adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing numbers in scientific notation with this free pdf worksheet for high school students. Perform the operation, simplify the expression, and write your answer in scientific notation.

Simplifying Expressions