# Question #73e9b

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Sep 27, 2016

They are the same in that they have a coefficient multiplied by 10 raised to a power. However, in exponential notation there is no set way to write the coefficient, whereas in scientific notation the coefficient must start with a single digit from 1 to 9.

#### Explanation:

**Example of Exponential Notation and Scientific Notation**

**Measurement: 6502 g**

**Exponential notation:**

**Scientific notation:**