Is there any way to enter numbers as exponents in scientific notation into Airtable? For example, we get readings from some instruments in exponential format such as 4.67e6 or 4.67x10^6 as in 4,670,000, but in order to avoid people making errors translating 4.67e6 to 4,670,000, I want them to be able to enter in the number the way it shows up on the instrument: 4.67e6 or 3.42e5, or whatever.

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You could have users enter the two parts of the scientific number in two different fields. Then use a formula field to calculate the decimal.

```
IF(
AND(
{significand (m)} & "",
{significand (m)} < 10,
{significand (m)} > -10,
{exponent (n)} & ""
),
{significand (m)} * POWER(10, {exponent (n)})
)
```

You can see a writeup on my website here, including a working demo where you can enter your own numbers.