How do you write 1,263 in scientific notation?

Jan 4, 2016

$1.263 \times {10}^{3}$

Explanation:

to express a number in scientific notation it has to be expressed in the form $a \times {10}^{n}$

where 1 ≤ a < 10 and n is an integer

rewrite 1263 as a number between 1 and 10 ie. 1.263 and to get it equal to it's original value we have to multiply by 1000

so 1263 = $1 , 263 \times {10}^{3}$