Standard Form Worksheets – New & Engaging

Standard Form Worksheets – New & Engaging

Standard Form Worksheets

What Is Standard Form?

Standard form is a way to represent very large numbers and very small numbers. Let's say you decide to become an astronomer. Now dealing with the size of space and and the size of the planets requires some hefty work with really hefty numbers - in this instance you would use standard form calculations so you and your astronaut mates could all understand each other better - otherwise you'd end up landing on planet Gibraltar instead of planet Mars!

Converting Ordinary Numbers into Standard Form

The image below shows examples of ordinary numbers represented in standard form. The first number is between 1 and 10, not including 10.

Standard Form worksheet 1

Working With Standard Form

Once students learn how to convert from standard form into ordinary numbers they learn how to calculate using standard form. Learning standard form usually comes before indices / index notation and roots and powers.

Standard Form worksheet 2

Standard Form 3

Standard Form Calculations 1

Standard Form Calculation Question 1

Standard Form Calculations 2

Standard Form Calculation Question 2