A standardized way of writing real
numbers. In scientific notation, all real numbers are written in
the form a·10^{b},
where 1 ≤ a < 10 and b is
an integer. For example, 351 is written 3.51·10^{2} in
scientific notation.

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21-feb-16
Mathwords: Terms and Formulas from Algebra I to Calculus
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