# How do you simplify 3(1.2times10^-4) in scientific notation?

Feb 7, 2017

See the entire simplification process below:

#### Explanation:

First, rewrite this expression and then solve as follows:

$3 \times 1.2 \times {10}^{-} 4 \to$

$\left(3 \times 1.2\right) \times {10}^{-} 4 \to$

$3.6 \times {10}^{-} 4 \to$

$0.00036$