# How do you find the scientific notation for 151 ?

Dec 22, 2016

$1.51 \times {10}^{2}$
$151$ is the same as $151 \textcolor{red}{.0}$
To write this in proper scientific notation we should move the decimal point $\textcolor{red}{2}$ places to the left which means this expression will have a positive exponent.
$151 \textcolor{red}{.0} = 1.51 \times {10}^{2}$