# How do you write #0.386# in scientific notation?

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In scientific notation

#### 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

To write

Hence in scientific notation

#### Explanation:

Given:

Objective is to have just one none zero digit to the left of the decimal and everything else on the other side.

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If you multiply a value by 1 you do not change its 'intrinsic' value. However, 1 comes in many forms. For example:

So we can multiply by 1 and not change the intrinsic value but we can change the way it looks.

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Multiply by 1 but in the form of

This is the same as:

Which is the same as:

Another way of writing

So

So