How do you write 33,400,000,000,000,000,000,000 in scientific notation?

1 Answer
Apr 17, 2016

Answer:

#3.34xx10^22#

Explanation:

#3.34xx10^22= 33400000000000000000000#

You have to move the decimal space twenty-two times to the left and each time you move it to the left you are increasing the exponent by #10^1#. For example, 100 would be written in scientific notation as #10^2# because you would need to move the decimal space two times to the left.

Remember that the number multiplied with #10^x# needs to be between 1 and 10.

Therefore, in this case, the number needs to be 3.34. To attain this number, we would need to move the decimal twenty-two times to the left.

Thus the answer is #3.34 times 10^22#.