# How do you write 0.0296 in scientific notation?

$2.96 \cdot {10}^{-} 2$
Scientific notation means expressing the number in the form $m . n \cdot {10}^{a}$ - i.e. a number between 1 and 10 multiplied by the appropriate power of 10.
In this case the number is 2.96 which has to be divided by 100 to get 0.0296 and hence multiplied by ${10}^{-} 2$