The world's smallest playable guitar is 13 micrometer long. Express the length in standard form.

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Standard form and scientific notation are the same thing. To write in standard form, we want to use SI units and convert the number to the exponential form of a x 10^b.

1 micrometer = 10^(-6) meters.

15 micrometers = 13 x 10^(-6) meters.

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