# How do you express #0.006# in scientific form?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 16, 2017

#### Explanation:

Scientific notation means a number is of the form:

#a times 10^b#

Where

The first non-zero digit in this number is 6, so we should be looking to make the first digit of

To do this, we can multiply 0.006 by

#0.006 xx 10^3/10^3#

#=0.006 xx 10^3 xx 1/10^3#

Multiplying by

#6 xx 1/10^3#

#= 6 xx 10^-3#

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