why would the zeros not be counted when determining the value of the exponent in scientific notation?

Guest Oct 8, 2017

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Can you give an example where the zeros aren't counted?



A lot of times the zeros matter! For example


100    in scientific notation is   1 * 102


The  "2" comes from the 2 zeros that are in 100......they are counted!

hectictar  Oct 8, 2017

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