# How do you write 0.000276 in scientific notation?

May 24, 2017

$2.76 \cdot {10}^{-} 4$

#### Explanation:

In scientific notation, you should use a number between 1 and 10 and the rest should be written as exponential form.

Therefore use 2.76 as a starting point and count numbers (decimals) to reach 2.76 as your exponent:

$2.76 \cdot {10}^{-} 4$