Math Grade 8 Quiz Scientific Notation and Estimation – 8.EE.A.3

In the 8th grade, students are introduced to scientific notation, which is a method to express very large or very small numbers in the form of a single digit multiplied by an integer power of 10. This notation assists in estimating quantities and comparing them. It simplifies the way we express and understand vast differences in scale, such as comparing the population of a country to the entire world.