To change a number from scientific notation to standard form, move the decimal point to the left (if the exponent of ten is a negative number), or to the right (if the exponent is positive). You should move the point as many times as the exponent indicates. Do not write the power of ten anymore.

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## Which is a correct representation of .000025 in scientific notation?

0008 can be written in scientific notation as 8 x 10-4 or as 8E-4. The power of 10 (-4 in this case) tells you to take the number 8.0 and move the decimal 4 places to the left giving us .

## How do you write 0.00001 in scientific notation?

Move the decimal so there is one non-zero digit to the left of the decimal point. The number of decimal places you move will be the exponent on the 10 . If the decimal is being moved to the right, the exponent will be negative.

## What is the difference between standard notation and scientific notation?

Scientific notation (also referred to as scientific form or standard index form, or standard form in the UK) is a way of expressing numbers that are too big or too small to be conveniently written in decimal form. … Standard notation is the normal way of writing numbers.

## What does standard notation look like?

An example of scientific notation is 1.3 ×106 which is just a different way of expressing the standard notation of the number 1,300,000. Standard notation is the normal way of writing numbers. Other examples: … 7.89 × 10-21 the negative exponent indicates a small number.

## How do you write 0.0005 in scientific notation?

Move the decimal so there is one non-zero digit to the left of the decimal point. The number of decimal places you move will be the exponent on the 10 . If the decimal is being moved to the right, the exponent will be negative. If the decimal is being moved to the left, the exponent will be positive.