# Math Help - standard form Q

1. ## standard form Q

write 5.7 x 10^-4

Write 5.7 times 10 to the power of minus 4...
Not sure how to do this because of the minus.

Can anyone helP?

2. Originally Posted by Danielisew
write 5.7 x 10^-4

Write 5.7 times 10 to the power of minus 4...
Not sure how to do this because of the minus.

Can anyone helP?
are you supposed to convert from standard form to a decimal expansion?

see my explanation here

if you don't get it, get back to me

3. Originally Posted by Danielisew
write 5.7 x 10^-4

Write 5.7 times 10 to the power of minus 4...
Not sure how to do this because of the minus.

Can anyone helP?
I get it thanks

So it would be

0.00057 ?

4. Originally Posted by Danielisew
I get it thanks

So it would be

0.00057 ?
correct