# How do you write 14.05 billion in scientific notation?

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#### Explanation:

"billion" is a number with nine zeros behind it

So, we can move the decimal point (for the given

In scientific notation, this number would be written in a more simplified form than writing out all those zeros in the following way:

14,050,000,000

However, the rule for scientific form is that the number before the decimal point must be a non-zero number less than 10. In other words, there may only be one digit before the point.

The decimal point must be moved yet another place to the left to give

or

Multiplying,

or 14,050,000,000