In scientific notation each number is written in the form: b × 10 y, where b is a number between 1 and 10 and y is a positive or negative whole number. The calculator below can be used to covert numbers to normalised scientific notation.
More more information on scientific notation
and for converting numbers in scientific
notation back to standard format refer to the article on this site. The
article also explains how to create your own
spreadsheet (Excel) to do this conversion and
has a link to a free calculator than enables
you to check your calculation.
How to cite this article
Mullan, W.M.A. (2008) [On-line] UK: Available: Accessed: