# How do you write #6022# in scientific notation?

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May 30, 2018

#### Explanation:

To write a number in scientific notation means to write the number with only the first significant digit as whole part, and the rest of the number as the decimal part. Obviously, we have to multiply by an appropriate power of

So, if we want to maintain only the first significant digit as whole part of

To do so, we included three digits in the decimal parts, i.e. we divided by

May 30, 2018

We need to move the decimal point 3 places to the left so the exponent for the 10s term will be positive: