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Notice there is no decimal - it is invisible all the way to the right of the number.
We want a number of the form a*10^b, where 0
step 1 - from the given number move the decimal 7 jumps left.
step 2 - since we started with a number bigger than 10, the exponent must be positive.
step 3 - the answer is then
1.799 x 10^7