Express the following quantities as an ordinary decimal number:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a) The sun has a diameter of 1.392 * 10^6

I get 1392000.

b) 8.4*10^-6

I get 0.000084

Is this right

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# Quantities as an ordinary decimal number

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