# How do you convert 0.00089 into scientific notation?

May 9, 2018

$8.9 \times {10}^{- 4}$

#### Explanation:

To convert to scientific notation, move the decimal until there is one non-zero digit to the left of it. This means we move the decimal four spaces to the right, giving us $8.9 \times {10}^{- 4}$.