14x10 2.5

2.5 is small and above the ten

why is this not standard form

cheers

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- Nov 29th 2006, 01:23 AMstarslackerstandard form help with scientific notation
14x10 2.5

2.5 is small and above the ten

why is this not standard form

cheers - Nov 29th 2006, 04:08 AMThePerfectHacker
- Nov 29th 2006, 04:10 AMSoroban
Hello, starslacker!

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$\displaystyle 14 \times 10^{2.5}$ . Why is this not standard form?

In standard form, the first number must be between 1 and 10

. . (greater than or equal to 1, but less than 10)

Standard form would be: .$\displaystyle 1.4 \times 10^{3.5}$