# How do you put the following in ascending order 0.017 times 10^3, 1.7%, 0, 1.7 times 10^-4, 10^3?

Oct 19, 2016

0, 1.7xx10^-4, 1.7%, 0.017xx10^3, 10^3

#### Explanation:

$1.7 \times {10}^{-} 4 = 0.00017$

1.7%=0.0.017 (if we treat it as a number, rather than a percentage).

$0.017 \times {10}^{3} = 0.017 \times 1000 = 17$

${10}^{3} = 10 \times 10 \times 10 = 1000$