How do you convert 32 into scientific notation?
In scientific notation, numbers are written in the form
Your number in decimal form is
To get to "standard" scientific notation, we move the decimal point so there is only one non-zero digit in front of the decimal point.
We moved the decimal point one place, so the exponent is
We moved the decimal point to the left, so the exponent is positive.
The exponential part is therefore
The exponent "1" is not usually written, so