## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

$0.8868= 8.868 \times 10^{-1}$
$0.8868$ Step 1: Move the decimal point until the number is between 1 and 10. Step 2: The decimal point is moved 1 places and the original number is less than 1, so the count is -1. Step 3: The scientific notation is: $0.8868= 8.868 \times 10^{-1}$