Floating Point representation is analogous to Scientific Notation.

Example:

`14568 = 1456.8 * 10 = 145.68 * 10`

^{2}= 14.568 * 10^{3}= 1.4568 * 10^{4}Normalized Scientific Notation:

- Have 1 non-zero digit to left of decimal point
- 0 is a special case

Alyce Brady, Kalamazoo College