math scientifi notation
posted by marko on .
i need to write the each number in scientifi notation.
the brain contatins about 100 trillion nerve connections
i wrote: 1 x 10^11 power
the volume of the water behind the grand coulee dam is aobut 10.6 million cubic yards
i wrote: 1.06 x 10^2 power
are these correct?

No.
1,000,000,000,000 = 1.0 * 10^12
10,600,000 = 10.6 * 10^6
10^2 = 100