## Description

- Overview:
- In this problem students are comparing a very small quantity with a very large quantity using the metric system. The metric system is especially convenient when comparing measurements using scientific notations since different units within the system are related by powers of ten.

- Subject:
- Mathematics
- Level:
- Middle School
- Grades:
- Grade 8
- Material Type:
- Activity/Lab
- Author:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Provider Set:
- Illustrative Mathematics
- Date Added:
- 05/01/2012

- License:
- Creative Commons Attribution
- Language:
- English
- Media Format:
- Downloadable docs, Text/HTML

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