Calculating standard form with a calculator

Standard form can be calculated on a scientific calculator with the ‘exponent’ button. The exponent button may be shown as EXP, EE or x10x. Scientific calculators can also be set to “scientific” mode and will then show all calculations in standard form.

For example, to input 1.2 \times 10^7, press:

1.2 EXP 7 or 1.2 {x10x} 7

which may appear on the display as:

1,200,000 or 1.2 \times 10^7

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