# How do you write 0.000000428 in scientific notation?

Jun 2, 2018

$4.28 \cdot {10}^{-} 7$

#### Explanation:

Remember that scientific notation is a way to express small or big numbers in an easier way.

In scientific notation numbers have two parts:

The number itself $\times 10$ to the power of some number.

The power of $10$ can be figured out by thinking how many places do you need to move the decimal place of the original number?