# 38396 in Scientific Notation

Welcome to 38396 in scientific notation, our post about writing the number thirty-eight thousand, three hundred and ninety-six in scientific notation.

If you have been looking for 38396 in exponential form, 38396 as a power of 10, or what is 38396 in scientific notation, then you are right here, too.

In this post you can find everything about the scientific notation of 38396, including the normalized form and the number written in e-notation.

Read on to learn everything about the scientific notation of thirty-eight thousand, three hundred and ninety-six. ## What is 38396 in Scientific Notation?

To answer the question what is 38396 in scientific notation let’s recall how to convert 38396 to scientific notation as detailed on our home page.

When you split the number 38396 into a coefficient and a power of 10 you do get 38396 in exponential form, but there is an indefinite number of possibilities.

As you probably want 38396 in normalized scientific notation, the coefficient or significand of 38396 in scientific notation must be in the interval [1,10[.

As there are many ways to express 38396 in scientific notation, in this post we mean 38396 in normalized scientific notation, unless stated otherwise. Therefore:

38396 in scientific notation = 3.8396 × 104.

This can also be expressed as 3.8396 × 10^4, using the caret symbol, or as 3.8396e+4, which is called 38396 in e-notation, further discussed in the section ahead.

Regarding our converter:

Our tool changes any decimal number including 38396 to standard index form. If your press the swap button, then 38396 is changed back to decimal form.

Our tool displays converted numbers in a special form of scientific notation, which means that the superscripted part of × 104 is denoted by ^4.

## 38396 in Exponential Form

In 38396 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 38396.

However, it’s important to understand that there is not a unique means to express 38396 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 38396, which has 10 as base.

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In the following paragraph we elaborate on 38396 as a power of 10.

## 38396 as a Power of 10

As outlined above, there is more than one way to write 38396 as a power of 10. The number 38396 as a power of 10 is synonym to 38396 in scientific notation. If you have found us searching for 38396 in scientific form or, for instance, scientific notation 38396, then you have also learned all you wanted to know about it.

## Conclusion

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