How do you write #10^-3# in decimal form?

2 Answers
Jun 7, 2018

Answer:

#0.001# through rewriting the expression in scientific notation

Explanation:

We can rewrite the expression as

#1*10^-3#

This is in scientific notation. Since we have a negative exponent, we loop the decimal three times to the left. We get

#0.001#

Hope this helps!

Jun 7, 2018

Answer:

#0.001#

Explanation:

Using the laws of indices we can rewrite #10^-3# in the form of the fraction #1/10^3#

#1/10^3 = 1/1000#

Decimals are fractions written with powers of #10#

#1/1000# means #3# decimal places.

#10^-3 = 1/10^3 = 1/1000 = 0.001#