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what this is this mean in excel (1.66E06)
what this is this mean in excel (1.66E06)

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In Excel, the notation "1.66E06" means "1.66 times 10 to the power of 6" or "1.66 multiplied by 10 raised to the power of 6". This is also known as scientific notation or exponential notation.
To convert this number to a standard format, you can simply move the decimal point six places to the right, which gives you the value of 1,660,000. Excel uses scientific notation to display very large or very small numbers in a compact format. This notation is particularly useful when working with large datasets or performing complex calculations that involve very large or very small numbers.
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what this is this mean in excel (1.66E06)
Its scientific notation:
1.66E06 =1.66*10^6 = 1660000  Max Singapore http://savefile.com/projects/236895 Downloads:25,000 Files:300 Subscribers:70 xdemechanik  "roofee" wrote: what this is this mean in excel (1.66E06) 
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what this is this mean in excel (1.66E06)
"roofee" wrote:
what this is this mean in excel (1.66E06) I assume you mean 1.66E+06. It is called scientific notation. It is read "1.66 times 10 to the 6th", meaning 10 multiplied by itself 6 times (1000000). The actual numeric value can be anywhere between 1655000 and about 1664999.99999999. Implicit in your question might be "why does the number appear this way?" and "how do I avoid it?". Presumably, the cell is formatted as Scientific with 2 decimal places. Click on Format Cells Number. If you want a different format, select General or perhaps Number with some number of decimal places. As for how it got that way without your knowing it, perhaps you imported data that included the number written as 1.66E+06. PS: If the cell truly displays 1.66E06 without the "+", I would guess that the cell was formatted as Text when data of that form was entered. In that case, you might want to change the format to General or a numeric format, then press F2 and Enter. 
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