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

Guest Oct 8, 2017

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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