How do you write #13,560,000# in scientific notation?
Scientific notation format is that you have a single, non zero digit to the left of a decimal point and everything else to the right of it.
The problem in doing this is that you changed the value. So you have to apply a correction that if it were to be implemented would return the number back to its original format.
Example: Consider the value of 23
To convert this into the required format you would divide it by 10
the problem is that
We have done two thing.
We multiplied 23 by 1 but 1 was in the form of
We applied the division but leave the other ten in place:
Keeping the decimal place still we have to slide the digits to the right for 7 digits to get: 1.356
So we have