# How do you write 122,000,000,000 in standard notation?

Feb 20, 2017

If you want it in scientific notation you need to move the decimal point $\textcolor{red}{11}$ places to the left so the 10s term will have a positive exponent:
$122 , 000 , 000 , 000 = 1.22 \times {10}^{\textcolor{red}{11}}$