# How do you write 4 hundred thousand in scientific notation?

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Mar 19, 2018

#### Explanation:

First let's put numbers on words. 4 hundred thousands is 400 000. Scientific notation have to be compound with a number between 0 and 10, completed with zeros. So We have :

Mar 19, 2018

see answer below;

#### Explanation:

counting the number of times you move the decimal points, it would give you the exponent value, for example;

If you are counting to the left, it means that the exponent value would be positive, and then counting to the right the exponent value would be negative..

Hence;