meaning of 3.30e23 kg [[as in the e thngy]]????

that's the mass of mercury by the way.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    e or E represents the power of 10. The "e" is an abbreviation for exponent. This format is referred to as "E notation" (see ref 1). So you can write this as

    3.3*10^23 kg

  • 1 decade ago

    3.30e23 means you move the decimal to the right 23 times...

    3.30e23 kg = 330,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.00 kg

  • 1 decade ago

    its the same as x10^

    3e5 = 3x10^5

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