The 10 to the sixth power means the decimal point in 4.698 is moved to the left 6 times from the original number, since the exponent is positive. If the decimal point in 4.698 is moved to the right six times, you will get 4,698,000.
With scientific notation, the number must be greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10. We see that 4.698 (which fits the requirements for scientific notation and can be found by moving the decimal place to the left 6 times) is a good place to start.
We see that 4.698 can be multiplied by 10 six times to get 4,698,000, which is why