# What is the scientific notation for 0.005?

Apr 9, 2018

$5 \times {10}^{-} 3$

#### Explanation:

Given: $0.005$

If a quantity is written as the product of a power of 10 and a number that is greater than or equal to 1 and less than 10, then the quantity is said to be expressed in scientific notation standard form.

Ex. 1: $7.3201 \times {10}^{4}$

Ex. 2: $3.58 \times {10}^{-} 2$

The given value in scientific notation standard form: $5 \times {10}^{-} 3$