How would I write 8,046,000 in scientific notation?
8,046,000 = 8.046*10^6
In scientific notation, you are allowed to have only 1 place to the left of the decimal.
8,046,000 In your new number, you have 6 places to the right of the decimal.
We need to write 8,046,000 in scientific notation.
In scientific notation, we remove all the unnecessary zeros and replace them with a `10^x` where the x represents how many places we moved to the left or right.
In this case, the answer becomes
`8.046 xx 10^6` .
8,046,000 place decimal between 8 and 0
`8,046,000 = 10xx10^6`