2003: Scientific Notation and Orders of Magnitude
Topic Cluster: Pure Mathematics
In physics, many of our numbers are either extremely large
or extremely small. We need to consider ranges
from the mass of the sun down to the width of an atom.
In order to handle such large and small numbers,
we use a mathematical notation called scientific notatation.
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