# How do you convert 24,212,000 into scientific form?

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Aug 12, 2015

#### Explanation:

So in scientific notation

Aug 17, 2015

To get scientific notation you need to have one non-zero digit in front of the decimal point plus a reminder of the

#### Explanation:

In order to get the one non-zero digit, you'll need to move the decimal point **left** -- that's your

So it will be

(it depends on the accuracy of the original measurement whether or not you leave one or more of the last three zeroes standing)