5.447E-5 is the same thing as 0.00005447??

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- Feb 24th 2013, 10:47 AMasilvester635Simple question
5.447E-5 is the same thing as 0.00005447??

- Feb 24th 2013, 10:51 AMemakarovRe: Simple question
- Feb 24th 2013, 03:48 PMhollywoodRe: Simple question
Yes - the "E-5" is a shorthand for $\displaystyle \times 10^{-5}$, and $\displaystyle 10^{-5}=0.00001$.

- Hollywood