# How do you write 54640 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer
Jun 15, 2018

We need to move the decimal point 4 places to the left, therefore the exponent of the 10s term will be positive:

$54640 = 54640.0 = 5.46400 \times {10}^{4} = 5.464 \times {10}^{4}$