#### Answer

$\approx3.5505$

#### Work Step by Step

$\bf{\text{Solution Outline:}}$
Use a calculator to approximate the value of the given expression, $
\log(296\times12)
.$
$\bf{\text{Solution Details:}}$
Multiplying the argument of the logarithm, the given expression is equivalent to
\begin{array}{l}\require{cancel}
\log(3,552)
.\end{array}
Using a calculator, the approximate value of the expression above is
\begin{array}{l}\require{cancel}
\approx3.5505
.\end{array}