# How do you write 5.32 milligrams in scientific notation?

##### 1 Answer

May 8, 2018

#### Explanation:

The decimal point does not need to shift. Therefore, the exponent would be 0.

If you want 5.32 mg in terms of grams:

In this case, you would need to shift the decimal place over 3 times to the right, so the exponent would be -3.