# explain how you can change a number in scientific notation to standard form?

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- NoneLv 78 years agoFavorite Answer
The exponent is the number of places you move the decimal point to the right or left

Examples

4.2 x 10^3 = 4,200...decimal point moved 3 places to the right

4.2 x 10^- 3 = 0.0042 decimal point moved 3 places to the left

Similarly, 3.8264 x 10^3 = 3,826.4 and 5.986 x 10^4 = 0.0005986

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