# Q: How is the number 14,930,352 written in Scientific Notation?

A: 1.4930352 x 107

## Why is 14,930,352 written as 1.4930352 x 107 in scientific notation?

The purpose of scientific notation is for scientists to write very large, or very small, numbers with ease.

Calculating scientific notation for a positive integer is simple, as it always follows this notation:

a x 10b

Follow the steps below to see how 14,930,352 is written in scientific notation.

### Step 1

To find a, take the number and move a decimal place to the right one position.

• Original Number: 14,930,352
• New Number: 1.4930352

### Step 2

Now, to find b, count how many places to the right of the decimal.

 New Number: 1 . 4 9 3 0 3 5 2 Decimal Count: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

There are 7 places to the right of the decimal place.

### Step 3

Building upon what we know above, we can now reconstruct the number into scientific notation.

Remember, the notation is: a x 10b

a = 1.4930352

b = 7

Now the whole thing:

1.4930352 x 107

### Step 4

107 = 10,000,000 x 1.4930352 = 14,930,352

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