How do you write 1,783,980,000 in scientific notation?

1 Answer
Mar 26, 2018

Answer:

#1.78398*10^9#

Explanation:

When using scientific notation we want to keep the all the non-zero numbers that come before the string of zeroes, which are 178398.

The decimal goes between the first and second number:
1.78398

To get back to the original number we have to multiply 1.78398 by 1,000,000,000 or in other terms:

#1.78398*10^9#