# How do you write 5,100 in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer
Jun 2, 2018

$5.1 \times {10}^{3}$

#### Explanation:

Scientific notation the number is adjusted by moving the decimal point until the base is between 1 and 10 then count how many digits you moved the decimal, if you move it left the exponent is positive, right it is negative.

$5 , 100.0$

$5.1 \times {10}^{3}$