How do you convert -0.000134 into scientific notation?
The number in standard scientific notation is
In scientific notation, numbers are written in the form
Your number in decimal form is
When we convert to scientific notation, the negative sign stays the same.
We move the decimal point so there is only one non-zero digit in front of the decimal point.
The "leading zeroes" are not significant and can be dropped, so the pre-exponential term is
We moved the decimal place four places so the exponent is
We moved the decimal place to the right, so the exponent is negative.
The exponential part is therefore