Standard Form
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Definition of Standard Form
Standard form of numbers is a way of writing numbers using digits.
Example of Standard Form

The following numbers are in standard form.
16,000
100,001
1,225
0.000037
Video Examples: How to write numbers in standard form
Solved Example on Standard Form
Ques: Express  4.8 × 10^{6} in standard form.
Choices:
A.  4,800,000B. 4,800,000
C.  48,000,000
D. 480,000
Correct Answer: A
Solution:

Step 1: 4.8 × 10^{6} =  4,800,000 [Multiplying by 1,000,000 moves the decimal point 6 places to the right.]
Step 2: The standard form of  4.8 × 106^{6} is  4,800,000.
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