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Here are three constants that
regularly occur in science.
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Again, you have to
determine which order they
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are in terms of size.
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The first is Avogadro's Number.
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This is 6.02 times
10 to 23 per mol.
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This is an enormous number,
due to the multiplication of 10
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to the power 23.
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The next number is pi.
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This is 3.14, and so on.
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This number goes on forever,
and never repeats itself.
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But it's still
roughly 3, which makes
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it much smaller than
Avogadro's Number.
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The next number is
Planck's Constant,
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which is essential in physics.
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Planck's Constant
is 6.63 times 10
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to the minus 34 joule seconds.
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The multiplication
of 10 to the minus 34
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makes Planck's Constant
an extremely small number.
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Much, much smaller
than pi, which
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in turn is much, much smaller
than Avogadro's Number.
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Finally, we have e which is
the base of natural logarithms.
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This number is 2.72, and so.
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This makes it just a
bit smaller than pi.
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With this amount
of information, you
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should be able to tell the
order in which the numbers fall.
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Planck's Constant is by far
the smallest, e is the next,
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pi is a little larger than
e, and Avogadro's Number
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is by far the largest.
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You can find the
values of these numbers
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easily in most
scientific textbooks,
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or by searching the internet.