# How do you write 0.25 million in scientific notation?

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#### Explanation:

In scientific notation, we write a number so that it has single digit to the left of decimal sign and is multiplied by an integer power of

Note that moving decimal

Hence, we should either divide the number by

In other words, it is written as

Now

Hence in scientific notation

#### Explanation:

A million is

So we have 0.25 of that amount which is written

But scientific notation is such that we have just 1 non zero digit to the left of a decimal point and everything else to the right of it.

So the objective is to and up with

But this is a different value. So we include a correction without actually a applying it

So instead of writing

This is the same as