Difference between revisions of "ScientificText Command"

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{{command|text|US_version=ScientificText|UK_version=StandardForm}}
 
{{command|text|US_version=ScientificText|UK_version=StandardForm}}
 
;ScientificText[ <Number> ]
 
;ScientificText[ <Number> ]
:Displays the number in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_notation Scientific Notation]
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:Displays the number in [[w:Scientific_notation|scientific notation]]
 
:{{example|1=<code>ScientificText[0.002]</code> gives ''2 x 10<sup>-3</sup>.''}}
 
:{{example|1=<code>ScientificText[0.002]</code> gives ''2 x 10<sup>-3</sup>.''}}
 
;ScientificText[ <Number>, <Precision> ]
 
;ScientificText[ <Number>, <Precision> ]
:Displays the number in [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_notation Scientific Notation], rounded to the number of significant digits specified by '''precision'''
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:Displays the number in [[w:Scientific_notation|scientific notation]], rounded to the number of significant digits specified by '''precision'''
 
:{{example|1=<code>ScientificText[e,5]</code> gives ''2.7183 x 10<sup>0</sup>.''}}
 
:{{example|1=<code>ScientificText[e,5]</code> gives ''2.7183 x 10<sup>0</sup>.''}}

Revision as of 15:33, 2 July 2012

ScientificText[ <Number> ]
Displays the number in scientific notation
Example: ScientificText[0.002] gives 2 x 10-3.
ScientificText[ <Number>, <Precision> ]
Displays the number in scientific notation, rounded to the number of significant digits specified by precision
Example: ScientificText[e,5] gives 2.7183 x 100.
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