How do you write #12.17# in scientific notation?

1 Answer

Answer:

#12.17=1.217 " x " 10^1#

Explanation:

#12.17=12.17 " x "10/10=12.17/10 " x " 10=1.217 " x " 10^1#

The number 12.17 must be divided by 10 so that the decimal point will be in between 1 and 2 with only one digit to the left of the decimal point.

Also, it should be multiplied by 10 so that the equivalent of 12.17 is

#1.217 " x " 10^1#

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