# How do you write 3.141 in expanded notation?

##### 1 Answer

Oct 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

In expanded notation each digit is written as a product of the digit and the place value that it occupies.

The 3 is in the 1's place a whole number.

The first 1 is in the tenth's place (0.1) or 1/10

the 4 is in the hundredth's place (0.01) or 1/100

The second 1 is in the thousandth's place (0.001) or 1/1000

so