Scientific Notation Calculator is a smart conversion tool that can convert the standard form of numerical values into scientific notation within a second.
Let us proceed by elaborating scientific notation and then we will move ahead to the usage of this smart tool.
What is Scientific Notation?
Scientific Notation is a method of converting large numerical values (the standard form of numerals) into small and easily writable numeral values. It can also convert small numerical values into easily writeable forms. Thus, the scientific notation is a condensed or decimal form of large or small numerical values.
In other words, we use the scientific notation method to shorten the values of numerals that are in their standard form. You can use the formula of Scientific Notation for this conversion.
Scientific Notation Formula: a * 10n
While "a" is the significant figure, and "n" is the exponential figure.
Now, let us throw light on what is standard form and how we alter this form to shape the large numerical values into scientific notation that are easy to carry in any calculation.
How to Convert Standard Form of Numbers in Scientific Notation?
A standard form is a simple form of numbers whether large or small in value. For example, 60,0000 is a standard form. But what if you condense this larger value into the smallest form? This is exactly what scientific notation does.
We can convert the standard form of 60,0000 into its scientific notation form as follows:
$$60,0000 = 6*10^5$$
Whereas, 6*105 is the scientific notation of 60,0000. We can voice it as 6 raised to 10's power 5.
(5 is the exponent)
Precisely, the conversion of standard form into a scientific notation can be marked as the condensation of numerical values into smaller numbers multiplied by 10 raised to an exponent. Whereas the exponential notation can be referred to as the value of "n" as per the number of decimals moved to condense the numeral value.
Let's reconsider the above example. We have 5 zeroes next to 6 in 60,0000. To convert it into scientific notation, we have to move the decimal point to the significant figure "6", to get a non-zero value. To reach the significant figure, we moved from 5 places (zero values), so, there we have the exponent carrying the value of 5.
So, 6 multiplied by 10 raised to 5 (exponent) or 6*105 is the scientific notation of 60,0000. Whereas the 6 is the significant figure, and 5 is the exponential form. While the exponential form refers to the power of 10 to which the significant value(s) is multiplied.
(You can use the significant figure calculator to find out the significant value of the numbers, and exponent calculator to find out the exponential form or notation as per your requirement)
How to Use Scientific Notation Calculator?
The method of converting a standard form into a scientific notation that has been discussed above is the manual way of doing so. Indeed, the manual methods of doing such conversions and calculations are time-consuming. Therefore, we have designed this Scientific Notation Converter for you that is smart enough to help you in converting the larger or smaller standard numerical forms into condensed forms: scientific notation.
To use this smart Scientific Notation Calculator follow these steps:
STEP 1: Place the numerical value that you want to convert into scientific notation
STEP 2: Press CONVERT
After pressing the convert button, the scientific notation calculator will provide you with the results "the scientific notation of the given standard form".
How this Online Scientific Calculator is Helpful?
This smart tool doesn't require you to find out the significant figure or the exponential form, neither it asks you to move the decimal number not it requires you to do any other such operation by yourself. All you are required to do is to place the value of the numbers that you want to convert into scientific notation. This smart online scientific calculator will give you the scientific notation of the given numbers within a second.
In short, this online scientific calculator is quite helpful in converting the standard notations into scientific forms and saves your time with its quick speed.