# How do you write the number 0.000000009 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 13, 2017

#### Explanation:

Given:

#0.000000009#

Count the number of places that the number needs to be shifted to the left in order to result in a number in the range

In our example, we need to shift it

Hence in scientific form we have:

#0.000000009 = 9 xx 10^(-9)#