It is simply a calculator abbreviation for 'ten to the power of' ie

This is the way a calculator with a limited display size shows standard index form. As the full number has 101 digits it saves a lot of space.

Bob

]]>thanx, i was going through for an answer in calculator and i got the result with this sign so wanted to know what does it really mean.

Sorry, if it's a bit late to chip in here but could this just be standard index form?

niharika_kumar: what does your calculator show when you evaluate 70! (that's factorial 70) ?

Bob

]]>this is what I got till now.

]]>I am not trying to convince you, when you make up your own mind then it will happen.

]]>Why is Maxima, MATLAB, SciLab, GNU Octave, etc not enough for the math I will do?

]]>It is double the size you told

]]>Is it possible to run Mathematica on Linux?

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