# How do you write 5times10^2 in standard form?

##### 2 Answers
May 23, 2018

$500$

#### Explanation:

$5 \times {10}^{2}$

count right one 0 for each number in the exponent of 10:

$500$

May 23, 2018

500

#### Explanation:

In scientific notation you shift the decimal place right (or left in the case of negative exponents) a number of places equal to the exponent. You then add zeros as necessary, so:

5.000 becomes
50.00 which becomes
500.0