# How do you write 435.886 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 9, 2015

#### Explanation:

This number is read as "four *hundred*" , then "*and*".

Scientific notation allows only one digit before the decimal place, and "hundred" is written mathematically as

Without the other digits, the number four hundred would be written as

All the other digits in the number are written after the decimal point.

If you wrote

A million is

So you have

All other digits in the number are written after the decimal point.

#"3,173,765" -> 3.173 765 xx 10^6#