What is scientific notation? How would you solve it?
1 Answer
Jul 10, 2018
See explanation.
Explanation:
A number written in the scientific notation is written as:
#Axx10^N#
where
This notation allows to write very small or very large numbers in a shorter form.
Examples:

The speed of light
#300,000,000m/s# can be written using scientiffic notation as#3xx10^8m/s# 
A small number like
#0.00000000025# can be written as:#2.5xx10^{10}#
From the examples you can see that if the number is less than one then the exponent of