Why Lesson Planet?
In this decimals, percent and scientific notation instructional activity, 9th graders solve various types of problems that range from shading an indicated part of a shape to calculating using scientific notation to express their answer. They express 3 problems as percents and determine the value of each. Then, students write fractions as a decimal and use bar notation. In addition, they write decimals in expanded form using exponents with a base of 10.