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November 9th, 2010, 01:48 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Nov 2010 Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  Basic math?
Hi, I'm having some trouble with what I believe is basic math  I just can't remember what to do here... I'm doing stats  KolmogorovSmirnov test; I need to know which of the following is significantly different from zero: 2.6488505967818445E4 2.4752235474300806E6 My real problem is what does E4 and E6 mean? is it 2.4752235474300806 "exponent" 6? Thanks for any help in advance. 
November 9th, 2010, 02:42 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: May 2007 Posts: 6,628 Thanks: 622  Re: Basic math?
2.0E4 means 0.00020 2.1E6 means 0.0000021 Understand? 
November 9th, 2010, 04:36 PM  #3 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2010 From: St. Augustine, FL., U.S.A.'s oldest city Posts: 12,205 Thanks: 512 Math Focus: Calculus/ODEs  Re: Basic math? In standard scientific notation, the convention is 
November 9th, 2010, 09:22 PM  #4  
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