scientific notation

Noun

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Noun

**scientific notation** (*uncountable*)

- (
*mathematics*) a method of writing, or of displaying real numbers as a decimal number between 1 and 10 followed by an integer power of 10 - (
*mathematics*) an alternative format of such a decimal number immediately followed by E and an integer*The number 0.00236 is written in*2.36×10**scientific notation**as^{−3}*or as*2.36E-3*.*

- French: notation scientifique
- Russian: экспоненциа́льная за́пись
- Spanish: notación científica, notación índice estándar

- Spanish: notación científica

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