Another name for "Scientific Notation", where a number is written in two parts:

• First: just the digits (with the decimal point placed after the first digit),

• Followed by: ×10 to a power that will the decimal point back where it should be.

• First: just the digits (with the decimal point placed after the first digit),

• Followed by: ×10 to a power that will the decimal point back where it should be.