## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

- noun A method of writing or displaying numbers in terms of a decimal number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10. The scientific notation of 10,492, for example, is 1.0492 × 10
^{4}.

### from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

- noun
*mathematics*a method ofwriting , or ofdisplaying real numbers as adecimal number between 1 and 10 followed by aninteger power of 10 - noun
*mathematics*analternative format of such a decimal number immediately followed by E and an integer

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