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Question
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If the exponent is a positive number the original number was ____

a really big number.


a really small number.


Either A or B


None of the above

Explanation:
Detailed explanation1: If you have a small number in decimal form (smaller than 1, in absolute value), then the power is negative for the scientific notation; if itâ€™s a large number in decimal (bigger than 1, in absolute value), then the exponent is positive for the scientific notation.
Detailed explanation2: With positive exponents, the larger the exponent, the larger the number. With negative exponents, the larger the negative exponent, the smaller the number.
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