# What is 0.0015kg in scientific notation?

Jun 20, 2018

$1.5$ x ${10}^{-} 3$ kg

#### Explanation:

1. Start by moving the decimal until there is only 1 digit in front of
it.
=> Move three times to the right.
2. Figure out the value on the exponent.
Since we moved the decimal to the right, our exponent sign will be negative .
Since we moved the decimal three times, the number will be 3 .
=> Exponent = ${10}^{-} 3$

Answer: $0.0015$ kg = $1.5$ x ${10}^{-} 3$ kg