Example: $\spadesuit 3.5×10^2$

The Wikipedia page about scientific notation (permalink) didn't help. Neither did the "Val" template page (permalink).

Here's a screenshot of what shows up for me:

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closed as off-topic by Argon, Lord Shark the Unknown, user91500, Claude Leibovici, George Law Sep 10 '17 at 11:01

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  • "This question is not about mathematics, within the scope defined in the help center." – Argon, Lord Shark the Unknown, Claude Leibovici, George Law
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    $\begingroup$ Where did you see this symbol used? What was the context? $\endgroup$ – Argon Sep 10 '17 at 4:29
  • $\begingroup$ Are you missing a font or something? $\endgroup$ – Batman Sep 10 '17 at 4:30
  • $\begingroup$ @Argon It's linked in the question. I'll post the links again: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scientific_notation en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Val $\endgroup$ – Wood Sep 10 '17 at 4:31
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    $\begingroup$ I don't see that symbol on those pages. $\endgroup$ – Argon Sep 10 '17 at 4:33
  • $\begingroup$ @Batman Maybe. If that's the case, I'll close the question. Any idea how to fix it? Do you not see the spade symbol? $\endgroup$ – Wood Sep 10 '17 at 4:33

You are probably missing a font that displays "Miscellaneous Technical" symbols in Unicode. The Wikipedia page has this boxed note in the right hand margin:

This article contains Unicode "Miscellaneous Technical" characters. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of "₁₀" (Decimal Exponent Symbol U+23E8 TTF).


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