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Under Fermi Question/Making Calculations Quickly, is the format of E3, +E3, -E4 commonly used? The Fermi Question Marathon users mostly use either aEb for a*10^b, or just Eb for indicate 1*10^b. Furthermore, the 0, +, - notation sometimes brings significant errors when attempted compared to multiplying and dividing with normal exponents. This section has been in the Wiki for 9 years, however, so I am unsure whether I should modify. --Raxu (talk) 21:16, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

If you modify it, I would recommend describing multiple methods, including the current one, and comparing them. The current version of this page leads me to think it was written using the perspective/methods of a single person. --Unome (talk) 23:38, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Done modifying the section with two methods. The original method was by Starpug when he first created the page. The one I wrote is from my experience and more similar to scientific notations. --Raxu

Down overhauling the cleanup sections. --Raxu (talk) 03:18, 1 July 2017 (UTC)