# How do you write #13,400# in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 30, 2016

#### Explanation:

Scientific notation is of a format where there is just 1 non zero value to the left of the decimal point and everything else to the right of it.

By changing the number in this way we change its value. Consequently a mathematical correction is included in the answer but not applied.

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Given: 13400.0

But instead of writing the correction as

So