Lets take the number, say .0000098743, for example. Scientific notation is a number in the form of one digit before the decimal place, multiplied by a factor of 10. So first off,
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Remember the LARD rule: LEFT ADD RIGHT DEDUCT. You want to DEDUCT 5 from the power of ten so you move the decimal 5 places RIGHT. This works for any notation. For instance engineers
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Scientific notation, also known as standard form, is a way of writing numbers that
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