# How do you write 10^-6 in decimal form?

Oct 10, 2015

It will be easier for you to see if you first write it as a rational number, then as a decimal number.

#### Explanation:

${10}^{-} 6$ means we take $6 t h$ power of $10$, then take the reciprocal of it.

$6 t h$ power of $10$ is $1000000$, and reciprocal of it is $\frac{1}{1000000}$

If we write it as a decimal number, the answer would be $0 , 000001$

Oct 10, 2015

the answer is 0.000001.

#### Explanation:

10^-6 can be written as 1/10^6 which is 1/1000000.