# The projected world population for the year 2025 is 8,000,000,000 people. How do you write this number in scientific form?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 3, 2016

#### Explanation:

Scientific notation shows the size of a number as a power of 10.

However, the number at the front must be less than 10 - only one (non-zero) digit is allowed before the decimal point.

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