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 puts the decimal point back where it should be.

Play with it here:

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

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

Play with it here:

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