# How do you write #1.457 times 10 ^2# in standard notation?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 11, 2016

#### Explanation:

Consider

So by putting together

So you have 1 at 100's, 4 at 10's and 5 at units. Rounding of with 7 at

So effectively we move the digit of 1 to the left until it occupies the space reserved for hundreds. It will 'drag all the other numbers with it.

We keep the decimal point where it is and move the numbers left 2 times giving