Standard Form

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Key takeaways
Understand standard form is written in the form of a × 10ⁿ 
To be able to convert between ordinary and standard forms
Solve problems involving standard form.
Shahriyar HajghassemHost: Shahriyar is a Maths Teacher at a School in Northwest London, teaching years 7 to 11. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 2013 and set off to China for two years teaching IGCSE and A-Level Economics.

Standard form is a way to write really large or very small numbers. It follows the format a × 10ⁿ. Scientists use standard form all the time as they regularly have to deal with very large and very small numbers. For example the speed of light is a very large number, so it's usually written as 3 × 10⁸ m/s.

In this lesson students will learn how to write very large or very small numbers in standard form. Standard form appears in both the higher and foundation papers at GCSE level and is a topic that is regularly tested.

Related Classes: Maths: Writing numbers in Standard FormMaths: Prime Factor DecompositionMaths: Distance between 2 Points

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This class is for all students in Year 7-9 or S1-S3 who are studying the topic of Standard Form and want a chance to practise some exercises. 

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
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