# How do you write #479,001,600 # in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

The number in scientific notation is

#### Explanation:

Move the decimal to the left until it is after the first digit, which is 4, to get

Now multiply the coefficient times the base 10 raised to a power that is equal to the number of places the decimal was moved. Since the decimal was moved to the left, the exponent will be positive. This is because when we expand the number, we'll move the decimal back to the right where it was originally.The decimal was moved to the left eight places, so the exponent will be eight,

The number in scientific notation is