How do you write #15000# in scientific notation?

1 Answer
Mar 8, 2016

Answer:

15000 in scientific notation is #1.5 *10^4#

Explanation:

15000 in scientific notation is #1.5 *10^4#. The general definition of it is n which is a value between 1 and 10 times #10^y# which y is positive for a value greater than 1 and negative for a value smaller than 1. Both ways, y is equal to the magnitude of 10 present in the number.

general expression= #n*10^y#

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