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anonymous
 one year ago
How do I change this number to standard scientific notation 5.408?
anonymous
 one year ago
How do I change this number to standard scientific notation 5.408?

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zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2well, it is already almost there. You just need to write \(5.408\times 10^0\)

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2yes, scientific notation is in the form \(a.bcde..\times 10^k\)

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2in other words we only want one number before the decimal

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How do I write 72.41 x 10^2 in standard scientific notaiton?

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if it were \(10.58\) then we would write \(1.058\times 10^{1}\)

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2we want one number in front of the decimal If you need to move the decimal to the left to make that happen, then you subtract one from the power of 10 if you need to move the decimal to the right then you add one to the power of 10

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is it weird they must the word standard in front of scientific notation? seems like an extra word to me.

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I think standard means base 10?

freckles
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so there is unstandard scientific notation? :p

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2\(72.41\times 10^{2}=7.241\times 10^{3}\)

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I have no idea, but if there was a standard, surely it would be the one we know :)

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Maybe some Pigmy tribe uses something different.

zzr0ck3r
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ps I have that backwards, if we move left add 1, if we move right subtract 1.
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