# How do you write #25.2 times 10 ^-3# in scientific notation?

##### 2 Answers

#### Explanation:

In order for it to be in scientific notation, the first term,

Here,

Since

So

Therefore, the answer can be written as:

#### Explanation:

When we have **the negative exponent** it means that the "point" will be on your left. That means the zeros will be on your left as well. But if the exponent is positive the zeros will be on your right.

So the answer for this is

(I am not good with explanation so I hope this helps)