The Golden Rules Of Error Analysis
One would think that any undergraduate in any scientific field knows the basics ... INSIST on the plus/minus notation. It forces people to think one tiny step further. I explained such many times. I realize now that my efforts back-fired.
TTR: What every 8th-grader knows, w/poll
Exponents, the "powers" of numbers can indicate a rapidly growing value or one that is diminishing, are used in scientific notation to show both very large and very small numbers as well as growth and decay problems. Simple equations are used to show that ...
Oh my...what's in WiFi?
"At first Aiden was excited as the seeds started to grow, but by the second to the last day one of his notations on the WiFi sprouts was 'strange ... Aiden's mom tends to agree—although in more scientific terms. "Results clearly showed reduced DNA ...
What Are The Odds Of A Perfect NCAA Bracket?
Indeed, March Madness already hit the news a few weeks ago with word of Warren Buffett backing Quicken Loans’ billion-dollar contest for a perfect NCAA Men’s Basketball bracket ... it is easiest expressed in scientific notation, where we count ...
Enormous numbers could create a mental black hole
And yet, "These are enormous numbers that no human being is intuitively ... In the physical world, most of the big numbers can still be expressed using scientific notation. For instance, the universe contains about 10 to the 80 atoms (not that far from ...