is 2.570*10 9 the correct way to express 2,570,000,000,000 in engineering notation

## 2,570,000,000,000 expressed in engineering notation

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# 2 Answers

Hi Michael,

In scientific notation, 2,570,000,000,000 would be written as 2.57 x 10^{12}

This is also correct for engineering notation since the power is divisible by 3. Don't forget that the number that starts the expression needs to be between 1 and 10 (2.57 here).

Hope this helps!

Becca is correct that it would be 2.57 x 10^{12}

Dont forget though that is another way to write these numbers. 2.57E12 is the same thing as stated above.