Unit 1  Objective 5  Scientific Notation
A number is said to be in scientific notation when it is written as a number whose absolute value is between 1 and 10, multiplied by a power of 10. If you shifted the decimal point n places to the right then multiply by 10^{n}. If you shifted the decimal point n places to the left then multiply by 10^{n}.
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To change a number from scientific notation to ordinary notation you shift the decimal point to the right if n is positive in 10^{n}. You shift the decimal point to the left if n is negative in 10^{n}.
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