# How do you write 8.2 x 10^5 in standard notation?

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Sep 19, 2015

#### Answer:

Either

or you want

#### Explanation:

"Standard notation" is often used as a synonym for scientific nation, in which case the given format is already in standard notation.

However, some people use "standard notation" for what we might think of as "common form"

To convert from scientific notation to common form move the decimal point in the mantissa (in this case