# How do you write #12.17# in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

The number 12.17 must be divided by 10 so that the decimal point will be in between 1 and 2 with only one digit to the left of the decimal point.

Also, it should be multiplied by 10 so that the equivalent of 12.17 is

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