How do you express 56,700,000 in scientific notation?
In scientific notation, we write a number so that it has single digit to the left of decimal sign and is multiplied by an integer power of
Note that moving decimal
Hence, we should either divide the number by
In other words, it is written as
Hence in scientific notation
Generally scientific notation is as follows:
Have a large integer
When we have scientific notation, we normally take the first digit of the integer,
Furthermore, we then find out the total amount of digits need to create the number by using the following formula:
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The key realization is that when we write numbers in scientific notation, we want one digit before the decimal point.
In our case, we must loop it
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