   Chapter 2, Problem 29R

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

# Write each number in scientific notation:476,000

To determine

To calculate: The scientific notation of the number 476,000

Explanation

Given Information:

The number is 476,000.

Formula used:

The following steps of writing a decimal number in scientific notation:

Step 1 Place the decimal point after the first nonzero digit from left to right.

Step 2 Place a caret (^) at the position of the original decimal point.

Step 3 When the decimal point is to the left of the caret, the power of 10 same as the number of decimal places from the caret.

Step 4 When the decimal point is to the right of the caret, the power of 10 same as the negative of the number of decimal places from the caret.

Step 5 When the decimal point is already after the first nonzero digit, the exponent of 10 is zero.

Calculation:

Recall the provided numbers

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