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Scientific Notation



Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Express the number in scientific notation. 0.000015
A.
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C.
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B.
mc001-2.jpg
D.
mc001-4.jpg
 

 2. 

mc002-1.jpg
A.
mc002-2.jpg
C.
mc002-4.jpg
B.
mc002-3.jpg
D.
mc002-5.jpg
 

 3. 

mc003-1.jpg
A.
mc003-2.jpg
C.
mc003-4.jpg
B.
mc003-3.jpg
D.
mc003-5.jpg
 

 4. 

The speed of sound in water is mc004-1.jpg meters per second.  The speed of sound in air is mc004-2.jpgmeters per second.  How much faster does sound travel in water than in air?
A.
mc004-3.jpg m/s
B.
mc004-4.jpg m/s
C.
mc004-5.jpg m/s
D.
mc004-6.jpg m/s
 

 5. 

A horse fossil, found in John Day Fossil Beds National Monument, is approximately mc005-1.jpgold. Express mc005-2.jpgin standard form.
A.
3500
C.
0.00035
B.
0.0035
D.
35,000
 



 
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