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I often find this at the bottom of pages.

Page generated in 0.00013899803161621

Sometimes, I come across

Page generated in 9.0122222900391E-5

What does that time mean?

I tried searching Wikipedia for E and tasiilaq.nets but found the e tasiilaq.netematical constant. My guess is E stand for Exponential and -5 is the power it is raised to. And the displayed time is a really small number. But that doesn"t make sense when compared to the other time in the question. 0.00013899803161621 is bigger than 9.0122222900391E-5.

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It means $9.0122222900391\times 10^{-5}$. This is known as "scientific notation".

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E-5 just means x 10^(-5) i.e. divided by 100000

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I have always taken the E or e to mean "exponent of 10." This construction parses in all modern computing languages as an IEEE754 double or single precision number.

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