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tonipoo610 Group Title

what is the scientific notation of 4.7?

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  1. bmelyk Group Title
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    you wouldn't write 4.7 in scientific notation since it's already at one decimal place.

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    so wuld it be 4.7 x 10 to the 1 peer

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    power

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    4.7 x 10^1 implies that the number is 47.

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    but i thought u need a decimal point after the 1st number?

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    yes, 47.0, if you move the decimal place one place to the left, you'll get 4.7 x 10^1

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    but for 4.7 as a scientific notation how many times do you move it to the left?

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    it wouldn't move because it's already one decimal place after the first number

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    you wouldn't need to write it as scientific notation.

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    i would write it as 4.7 x 10^0 personally, but you wouldn't write 4.7 as scientific notation.

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    ooo ok

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    do you know what 10^0 = ?

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