Hello everyone,

Please could someone suggest how I can convert the following into standard form using algebra:

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- September 12th 2011, 02:24 PMmabentleyLarge indeces to standard form
Hello everyone,

Please could someone suggest how I can convert the following into standard form using algebra:

- September 12th 2011, 02:32 PMpickslidesRe: Large indeces to standard form
You want the numeral for this power representation?

Well - September 12th 2011, 02:47 PMmabentleyRe: Large indeces to standard form
Thanks for the reply. I need not just the numeral but standard form:

m x 10^n - September 12th 2011, 02:52 PMpickslidesRe: Large indeces to standard form
Okay, well the bad news is the basic numeral is a really really big number.

Do you have to show your working or do you just need to know?

Using technology - September 12th 2011, 03:03 PMmabentleyRe: Large indeces to standard form
It's an example question from an A-level paper - so I'd be allowed a standard calculator. I'd be surprised if my calculator could make the approximation above, so I was expecting there would be an algebraic method of some sort...

Thanks again.