# 20688 in Scientific Notation

Welcome to 20688 in scientific notation, our post about writing the number twenty thousand, six hundred and eighty-eight in scientific notation. If you have been looking for 20688 in exponential form, 20688 as a power of 10, or what is 20688 in scientific notation, then you are right here, too. In this post you can find everything about the scientific notation of 20688, including the normalized form and the number written in e-notation. Read on to learn everything about the scientific notation of twenty thousand, six hundred and eighty-eight.

## What is 20688 in Scientific Notation

To answer the question what is 20688 in scientific notation let’s recall how to convert 20688 to scientific notation as detailed on our home page.

When you split the number 20688 into a coefficient and a power of 10 you do get 20688 in exponential form, but there is an indefinite number of possibilities.

As you probably want 20688 in normalized scientific notation, the coefficient or significand of 20688 in scientific notation must be in the interval [1,10[.

As there are many ways to express 20688 in scientific notation, in this post we mean 20688 in normalized scientific notation, unless stated otherwise. Therefore:

20688 in scientific notation = 2.0688 × 104.

This can also be expressed as 2.0688 × 10^4, using the caret symbol, or as 2.0688e+4, which is called 20688 in e-notation, further discussed in the section ahead.

Next is our converter. Our tool changes any decimal number including 20688 to standard index form. If your press the swap button, then 20688 is changed back to decimal form.

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Our tool displays converted numbers in a special form of scientific notation called e-notation, which means that × 104 is replaced by e+4.

## 20688 in Exponential Form

In 20688 in exponential form ab, a is the base, and b is called the exponent, also known as index or power of the exponential form of 20688.

However, it’s important to understand that there is not a unique means to express 20688 in exponential form; in fact there are countless possibilities.

By definition of exponential form, not only the index and coefficient, but also the base can be varied. In contrast to the scientific notation for 20688, which has 10 as base.

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In the following paragraph we elaborate on 20688 as a power of 10.

## 20688 as a Power of 10

As outlined above, there is more than one way to write 20688 as a power of 10. The number 20688 as a power of 10 is synonym to 20688 in scientific notation. If you have found us searching for 20688 in scientific form or, for instance, scientific notation 20688, then you have also learned all you wanted to know about it.

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