Engineering Notation is a type of Scientific Notation that only uses powers of ten that are multiples of 3.

So 10

And 10

Examples:

• 2,700 = 2.7 × 10

• 27,000 = 27 × 10

• 270,000 = 270 × 10

• 2,700,000 = 2.7 × 10

So 10

^{3}, 10^{6}, 10^{9}etc,And 10

^{0}, 10^{-3}, 10^{-6}etc.Examples:

• 2,700 = 2.7 × 10

^{3}• 27,000 = 27 × 10

^{3}• 270,000 = 270 × 10

^{3}• 2,700,000 = 2.7 × 10

^{6}See: Scientific Notation

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