# How do you write 0.00008 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

May 25, 2016

#### Explanation:

To convert 0.00008 to scientific notation we must move the decimal until the 8 is in the ones place.

This means we are moving the decimal to the right five times.

This makes the value

We could also look at this as 0.00008 is the same as

or

Which when placed in the numerator becomes