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How can you read numbers that are written in scientific notation? Why is scientific notation important?

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asked by Hayden
  1. it saves having to write out a lot of zeros, reducing the chance for error (and writer's cramp)

    one digit to the left of the decimal point
    ... the magnitude expressed as a power of ten

    371 = 3.71x10^2 ... or ... 3.71E2
    ... E describes the exponent of ten

    .00263 = 2.63x10^-3 ... or ... 2.63E-3

    posted by Scott

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