# How do you write the number in scientific notation 240?

Nov 28, 2016

$2.4 \cdot {10}^{2}$

#### Explanation:

You take the dot between the two zeroes:
240.0
And take it next to last the number on the left. Put the dot after!
So now it is 2.4
Think to yourself.... how many 10's do you have to times it by to get 240?!
Well 2!
$2.4 \cdot 10 \cdot 10 = 240$

Nov 28, 2016

$240 = 2.4 \times 100$

#### Explanation:

Scientific notation is written as a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by a power of 10.

$2 = 2 \times {10}^{0}$

$20 = 2 \times {10}^{1}$

$200 = 2 \times {10}^{2}$

$240 = 2.4 \times 100$