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Which of the following expressions is written in scientific notation? 73.4 x 105 0.09 × 107 80 x 103 4.22 x 10–3

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    well what is scientific notation?

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    By definition, scientific notation is any number of the form \(a \times 10^b\) such that \(1 \le |a| < 10\)

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    So \(a\) needs to be a number between 1 and 10.

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    \(b\) must be an integer

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    i agree that b has to be an integer since its defines a placeholder of a base10 system.

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    havent seen a 10^(1/2) position yet ;)

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    @amistre64 my bad. it's the floor of the log.

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    @Hero ^

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