# Question #09cc3

Jun 8, 2015

$8.5 \cdot {10}^{5}$

Jun 8, 2015

8.5 x ${10}^{5}$

The decimal moves five places to the right which is indicated by the ${10}^{5}$ thus giving you 850 000

If the power is negative you move the decimal to the left and positive to the right, the number value in this case five tells you how many places to move it.

Hope I helped :)