Problem: Convert the number 0.000127 to scientific notation, then enter the answer using a power of 10. You can select the button for scientific notation from the templates menu.Scientific notation can be used to express very large or very small numbers more easily. For example,299800000 = 2.998 × 1080.00000509 = 5.09 × 10− 6In Mastering Chemistry, you may enter answers in scientific notation in the following format:2.998*1085.09*10-6

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Convert the number 0.000127 to scientific notation, then enter the answer using a power of 10. You can select the button for scientific notation from the templates menu.

Scientific notation can be used to express very large or very small numbers more easily. For example,

299800000 = 2.998 × 108
0.00000509 = 5.09 × 10− 6

In Mastering Chemistry, you may enter answers in scientific notation in the following format:
2.998*108
5.09*10-6

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