# How do you write 0.00608 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

May 5, 2018

#### Explanation:

In scientific notation, a number is expressed in the form of ** #a xx 10^n#**, where

**is an integer.**#n#

**a**is usually given to 3 significant figures unless a different level of accuracy is given.

To express 0.00608 in scientific notation, the decimal point has to move 3 places to the right, hence **n** is positive, i.e.