Example 6.7.6 Scientific Notation for Small Numbers
  1. Human DNA forms a double helix with diameter \(2\times10^{-9}\) meters. Write this number in standard notation.

  2. A single grain of Forget-me-not (Myosotis) pollen is about \(0.00024\) inches in diameter. Write this number in scientific notation.

Explanation
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