# How do you write 960,000 in scientific notation?

Jun 17, 2015

$9.6 \times {10}^{5}$

#### Explanation:

Take the decimal point and move it from right to left up to get after $6$ counting the "jumps" and transforming them into positive (from right to left) powers of $10$...

$96000.0$ 1 jump
$9600.00$ 2 jumps
...
$9.60000$ 5 jumps
So: $9.6 \times {10}^{j u m p s} = 9.6 \times {10}^{5}$