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This question shows how to ask for a number in scientific notation, by asking for the significand and exponent separately.

Write $\\var{significand} \\times 10^\\var{exponent}$.

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[[0]] $\\times 10$ [[1]]

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This question shows how to ask for a number in scientific notation, by asking for the significand and exponent separately and using a custom marking algorithm in the gap-fill part to put the two pieces together.

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Answers not in standard form, i.e. with a significand not in $[1,10)$, are accepted but given partial marks.

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