Posted by **Alicia** on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 5:35pm.

My daughter must correct the problems that she has gotten wrong in math, and we are trying to help her. I can not remeber how to write decimals in exponential form, and I tried looking in her book. Can some one help me so that I can help my daughter. Thanks

Here is the problem: Write 0.04 in exponential form.

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**Alicia**, Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 6:53pm
Can somone please help me with this question. I need to try to explain to my 5th grader decimals with exponets.

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**wess**, Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 8:15pm
u just do say u had .50 and u wanted to put it into a percent u just move the decimal over two spaces and u get 50%

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**hannah**, Friday, October 17, 2008 at 12:43pm
i have to do patterns. the pattern is

17_ 33_ _ 27 have no concept to follow

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**Adithya**, Friday, October 17, 2008 at 6:00pm
Answer 0.04= 4*10power-2

Example for writing in exponential form..hope you get the idea.....

4=4*10power0

40=4*10power1

400=4*10power2

..

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0.4=4*10power-1

0.04=4*10power-2

0.004=4*10power-3

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**Victoria**, Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 5:28pm
It would be like this if the number was 5.673

you would write 5 and sixhundred seventy three thousndths

The answer in how to write 5.673 is

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**lola**, Monday, October 3, 2011 at 6:57pm
could time be least likely to see decimals used

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