The scientific notation of a number is the product of the digit term and exponential term. The digits denote the significant figures of the number, which is written with the decimal point located after the first digit. T... More »

No particular person is credited with creating or discovering scientific notation. The origin of this term dates back to around 1961, when it first appeared in the "New International Dictionary of the English Language." ... More »

Writing in scientific notation involves taking a very small or very large number, converting it to an easy-to-read decimal, and raising it to a power of 10. Depending on the venue, the exponent may be expressed in variou... More »

A number that is multiplied by itself is called a base when it is written in exponential notation. Exponential notation consists of the number to be multiplied and a numeral in superscript to the right of it to indicate ... More »

Standard notation is when a number is completely written out using numerical digits. Some examples of numbers written in standard notation are 64,100 and 2,000,000. More »

In math, number and word notation is simply writing the significant digits of a large number and using words for the place value. For example, the number 45,000 in number and word notation is 45 thousand. More »

To write a number in scientific notation form, write the digits of the original number with a decimal point after the first digit. Then write a multiplication sign, and indicate the power of 10 necessary to put the decim... More »