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Standard Form − Very Small Numbers

Very small numbers can be written in standard form

  Decimal Fraction Standard Form
One tenth 0.1 1/10 or 1/101 10−1
One hundredth 0.01 1/100 or 1/102 10−2
One thousandth 0.001 1/1000 or 1/103 10−3
Ten thousandth 0.0001 1/10000 or 1/104 10−4
One hundred thousandth 0.00001 1/100000 or 1/105 10−5
One millionth 0.000001 1/1000000 or 1/106 10−6

Important − in Standard Form the number we multiply by 10 is always between 1 and 10.

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