# How do you write 0.00679 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer
May 25, 2016

$6.79 \times {10}^{-} 3$

#### Explanation:

move decimal point 3 places to the right
i.e. multiply by ${10}^{3}$
compensate by dividing by ${10}^{3}$ which is multiplying by ${10}^{-} 3$