Large Numbers in Standard Form
Students learn how to convert between large numbers written in ordinary and standard form. As learning progress more able students are challenged to find the sum and difference of numbers written in standard form.At the start of the lesson students recap multiplying and dividing by positive and negative powers of ten. The end of the lesson is used to address common misconceptions when performing basic calculations with numbers in standard form.
Differentiated Learning Objectives
- All students should be able to write large ordinary numbers in standard form.
- Most students should be able to convert between ordinary and standard form for large numbers.
- Some students should be able to calculate with large numbers in standard form.