# How do you write #456,000,000# in scientific notation?

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Your Answer is

#### Explanation:

Step 1: Is adding .00 to your original number

456,000,000.00

Step 2: move your decimal to the left until their is **ONE** number in front of the decimal

4.56000000

Step 3: determine your power. Or how many times you had to move your decimal. In this case you moved it **8 times**

Step 4: determine if your power is positive or negative. To determine this, you look at your original number. If the **number is < 1 or less than one**, the power is negative. If the **number is >1 or greater than one**, the power will be positive. In this case your original number is positive, therefore your power is **positive**

Step 5: Finally, combine everything and put into scientific notation form.

Your answer is Scientific Notation form is:

I hope that helps!