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Unformatted text preview: the power of 10. 2. 0.0000004 written in scientific notation is 4.0 × 10 –7 . Simply place the decimal point to get a number between 1 and 10 and then count the digits from the original decimal point to the new one. Notice that number values greater than 1 have positive exponents as the power of 10 and that number values between 0 and 1 have negative exponents as the power of 10....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course MATH 1310 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Texas State.
- Fall '07
- Scientific Notation