## Re: how to use scientific notation in a clip?

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• I think you will find what you need here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ntb-clips/message/10156 Regards, Sheri ... versa but could not figure out how to
Message 1 of 2 , Dec 4, 2006
I think you will find what you need here:

http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/ntb-clips/message/10156

Regards,
Sheri

--- In ntb-clips@yahoogroups.com, mfrascinella@... wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I just made two clips that convert frequency to wavelength and vice
versa but could not figure out how to use the math functions to handle
this. I would like the frequency to allow for numbers like 1.43x10 to
the 9th power, and the same for the speed of light (29979245800
cm/sec). Can someone explain to me the correct syntax?
>
> H="Frequency -> Wavelength"
> ^!Prompt ^?[Enter the frequency (cycles per sec.)] cycles/sec =
^\$Calc(29979245800/^?[Enter the frequency (cycles per sec.)])\$ cm
>
> H="Wavelength -> Frequency"
> ^!Prompt ^?[Enter the wavelength (cm)] cm =
^\$Calc(29979245800/^?[Enter the wavelength (cm)])\$ cycles/sec.
>
>
> Yours,
>
> Michael F