How do you convert 3690 into scientific notation?
In scientific notation, numbers are written in the form
Your number in decimal form is
To get to "standard" scientific notation, we move the decimal point so there is only one non-zero digit in front of the decimal point.
The trailing zero is not significant, so we ignore it.
We moved the decimal point three places, so the exponent is
We moved the decimal point to the left, so the exponent is positive.
The exponential part is therefore