How do you write #0.000000001# in scientific notation?
Because we need to move the decimal point 9 places to the right, the exponent for the
Some people state "move the decimal point"
I state "fix the decimal point and move the numbers".
Consider the value 1.0
Now consider the modification
The target for this number is to end up with
But 1.0 is not the same value we started with. So we need to include (without applying it) a correction so that the actual overall value becomes the same.
So we have
But another way of writing