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Engineering Notation in Excel ?

Engineering Notation in Excel ?

Engineering Notation in Excel ?

Most calculators have an Engineering notation feature which formats output in Scientific Notation with the 10 power restricted to multiples of 3.

eg. 534.0x10^3 rather than 5.340x10^5

Does anyone know how to do this in Excel?

RE: Engineering Notation in Excel ?

Enter data in Engrg notation by using, for example, 12e6 for 12 million.  Custom format cells as ##0.0E+0, then any entry will appear in Engrg. notation.  Hope this helps.

RE: Engineering Notation in Excel ?

I tired using ##0.00E+0 and ##00.00E+0 and I get answers that are wrong:

510/7372800 = 69.17 E-6

Excel tells me 6.91E-6 or 691.7E-8 both wrong.

RE: Engineering Notation in Excel ?

Finger trouble perhaps? Lcubed's answer is correct!

RE: Engineering Notation in Excel ?

seems to work correctly here:

510/7372800    69.2E-6


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