# How do you write 0.096 in scientific notation?

##### 2 Answers

Jan 20, 2016

# 9.6 xx10^-2 #

#### Explanation:

A number in scientific notation has to satisfy the following conditions

It has to be of the form :

# a xx10^n # where 1 ≤ a < 10 , and n is an integer.

To convert 0.096 into a number between 1 and 10 = 9.6

To put it back into it's original form requires moving the

decimal point 2 places to the left from where we have put it.

#rArr 0.096 = 9.6 xx 10^-2 #

Jan 20, 2016

#### Explanation:

In scientific notation the numbers are written in the following form

here the exponent