can anyone help me put 0.002479 to 4 significant figures in scientific notation?
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Originally Posted by rosebud-willow can anyone help me put 0.002479 to 4 significant figures in scientific notation? $\displaystyle 0.002479=2.479 \times 10^{-3}$
thats what I thought! but the test said it was wrong. Maybe I typed it in wrong... I'll try it again but its my last go so hopefully its right! Thank you for replying!
oh god it was 0.002479562 ... it needed to be rounded up to 2.480 x 10 to the power of -3 how do you write to the power of on the computer? thanks
Originally Posted by rosebud-willow oh god it was 0.002479562 ... it needed to be rounded up to 2.480 x 10 to the power of -3 how do you write to the power of on the computer? thanks ^ = to the power of 10^2 = 100 for example
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