# How do you add 20,000+3,400,000 and write the answer in scientific notation?

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Apr 2, 2015

The answer is

To convert 3420000 to scientific notation, move the decimal to the left six places, so that the coefficient has one non-zero digit in front of the decimal, which is 3.42. The exponent on the base 10 will be positive six,

Combine the coefficient and the base to get