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What kind of notation is this

1.0008E or 1E6, etc

Apparently it is not scientific notation, or exponential notiation, thats more like 2 to the 12th

Is this a Floating Poin t Literal

What is the precise name for this

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Looks like it's typically called "E notation," according to this article:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_notation#E_notation
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