# How do you write #0.0483# in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 4, 2018

#### Explanation:

move the decimal point until you have one significant figure in front of it and then count the number of times you've moved it. moving it to the left yields a positive power and moving it to the right yields a negative power.

Eg. 0.00042464000, moving the point to after the first significant figure gives

Eg2 235246000, moving the point that would be at the end of this to the first significant figure to the left gives