Q: How do you do scientific notation on a calculator?

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because some numbers are tooo big for the screen so the calculator puts it in scientific notation form

It is the use of scientific notation.

On most calculator there's a 'ENG' key

Try it on your scientific calculator. It will say 2.5e+4.

Some calculators have a "x10x" button.

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because some numbers are tooo big for the screen so the calculator puts it in scientific notation form

It is the use of scientific notation.

On most calculator there's a 'ENG' key

Try it on your scientific calculator. It will say 2.5e+4.

Some calculators have a "x10x" button.

Usually "10^" appears as "e".

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2.5E-2 is the scientific notation. Technically it is 2.5x10-2 , E is calculator notation and would not be officially acceptable, for example, on a test.

Depending on the calculator, the button may be labeled "E", "EE", "ENG", or "EXP"

That depends on the calculator model. Typically, a calculator would switch to scientific notation when the number is less than 0.001, or greater than can be shown on screen in normal notation.

First of all, you have to have a scientific calculator, one that supports scientific notation. (As far as I know, all scientific calculators do.) The scientific calculator should have a special key labelled something like EXP. To input (for example) 2.3 million, you would type 2.3 EXP 6 (where EXP is short for "times 10 to the power...").

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