# How do you simplify #3.0 times 10^-3 kg#?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 6, 2015

#### Explanation:

Hello!

Assuming that you mean get rid of the scientific notation, this is how you would 'simplify' it.

First we want to write out the decimal form:

Now we multiply it out to get

Next we want to convert this to grams to get rid of the decimal.

Now we can cross multiply:

or just

You can remove the 1's on the bottom because dividing by one is the same as just the number.

This can be simplified to just