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Re: how to use scientific notation in a clip?

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  • Sheri
    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
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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

      --- 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
      scientific notation. The online help (v4.95) was too skimpy about
      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
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