# How do you express #58,600,000# in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 19, 2017

First, move the decimal point over until you have a number between 1 and 10.

Stop! 5.86 is between 1 and 10. Now, count how many places you moved the decimal point.

The decimal point moved 7 places to the left. So, the final answer is: