5e-1 Written Out in Numbers

5e-1 is a number represented in Scientific Notation. It simply means 5 × 10^-1. The 'e' stands for exponent and you can think of it as a shorthand for ×10^. Sometimes capital E is used. This notation is also often used in computer programming languages.

Answer: 5e-1 in decimal form is equal to 0.5

How to Convert 5e-1 to decimal number?

Converting 5e-1 from scientific notation to decimal notation, first remove the e-1 on the end, then shift the decimal separator 1 digits to the left in number 5 and the result is 0.5

5e-1 = 5 × 10-1 = 0.5

Therefore, 5e-1 on a calculator means 0.5 as a decimal number

What is Scientific Notation?

Scientific notation is a way of expressing real numbers that are too large or too small to be conveniently written in decimal form.

What is 5e-1 means?

5e-1 is equal to 0.5

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