Scientific Notation to Standard Notation

Scientific Notation to Standard Notation

How to change scientific notation numbers to standard notation numbers: examples and their solutions.

Example 1

Express the given number in standard notation. 7.95 * 10^6

The exponent (6) is (+).

So move the decimal point to the right.
(= Make the number greater than 7.95.)

Move the decimal point 6 digits to the right.
Write the 0-s in the empty digits. (purple)

So the answer is 7950000.

Example 2

Express the given number in standard notation. 8.6 * 10^-4

The exponent (-4) is (-).

So move the decimal point to the left.
(= Make the number lesser than 8.6.)

Move the decimal point 4 digits to the left.
Write the 0-s in the empty digits. (purple)

So the answer is 0.00086.