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Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:25pm.

1. a) 5800 m

I don't even get what scientific notation is. In my book its ays, that in Scientific notation, the numerical part of a measurement is expressed as a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a whole-number power of 10.

So does that mean that the whole number is always going to be 10?

How exactly do I do this? I don't get how to convert:\

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**jessica**, Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:29pmits going to be 58x10^2

or 5.8x10^3

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:32pmWhere do you get the decimal from?

And where do the 2 and 3 come from? I dont understand.

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