How do you write 3.14times10^-6 in expanded form?

Jan 18, 2016

0.00000314

Explanation:

In ${10}^{-} 6$ the index (-6) means move the decimal point 6 places to the left.

The decimal point is between the 3 and 1 and so moving it 6 places to left gives :

$3.14 \times {10}^{-} 6 = 0.00000314$