1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Mathematical notation: 2.00 E + 00 and 1.00 E + 01 ?

  1. Apr 28, 2009 #1
    Hey. What do these numbers represent in standard form?

    Any help is appreciated.

    Thanks.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 28, 2009 #2
    You mean in this form...

    2.00,10.0

    ?
     
  4. Apr 28, 2009 #3

    Borek

    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    2.00e+00 = 2.00x1000

    1.00e+01 = 1.00x1001

    3.00e-02 = 3.00x10-02

    And so on.
     
  5. Apr 28, 2009 #4

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    This notation is an abbreviated form of scientific notation. The number that appears before E is the mantissa, and is normally in the range 1.0 through 9.999... The number after E is the exponent on 10 (E stands for exponent, where it is implied that it is the exponent on 10).
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook