# How do you write 568 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 21, 2018

** x **

#### Explanation:

**Scientific notation** is the way that electronic calculators easily handle **very large numbers or very small numbers** .

The **exponent of 10** is the **number of places the decimal point must be shifted** to give the number in long form.

A **positive exponent** tells us that the decimal point is shifted that number of **places to the right.**

A **negative exponent** tells us that the decimal point is shifted that number of **places to the left.**

In scientific notation, the digit term indicates the **number of significant figures in the number. **

Hence,

the value ** x **

Hope it helps.