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How do I get decimals instead of fractions when dividing

You can also go press the 'mode' button, and go down until you're at 'Exact/Approx' and choose '3: Approximate'

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

Press 'yellow key' then press 'enter' to see answers in decimal format instead of fractions

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

Use this http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/percent-to-fraction-calculator.php

**OR** to work it out yourself.....#

### How to convert percent to fraction

1% = 1/100

So in order to convert percent to fraction, divide the percent by 100% and reduce the fraction.

For example 56% is equal to 56/100 with gcd=4 is equal to 14/25:

56% = 56/100 = 14/25

- Divide the percent by 100 to get decimal number.
- Count the number of digits (d) to the right of the decimal point of the decimal number.Example: 2.56 has 2 digits to the right of the decimal point, so d=2.
- Calculate the factor (f) for making the decimal number an integer:
*f*= 10*to power d*

Example:

*f*= 10 power 2 = 100

- Multiply and divide the decimal number x by the factor f:
*x***f*/*f*=*y*/*f*

Example:

2.56 * 100 / 100 = 256 / 100

- Find the greatest common divisor (gcd) of the fraction.
Example:

gcd(256,100) = 4

- Reduce the fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by the gcd value:
Example:

256 / 100 = (256/4) / (100/4) = 64/25

1% = 1/100

So in order to convert percent to fraction, divide the percent by 100% and reduce the fraction.

For example 56% is equal to 56/100 with gcd=4 is equal to 14/25:

56% = 56/100 = 14/25

Sep 07, 2014 | Calculators

Press the S<->D button located just above the DEL button.

Oct 14, 2013 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

Calculation results will be displayed using

fractions, r, and ?. When you press CHANGE, the display will cycle

through the following display styles:

• Mixed fractions (with or without ?) ? improper fractions (with

or without ?) ? decimal numbers

• Proper fractions (with or without ?) ? decimal numbers.

fractions, r, and ?. When you press CHANGE, the display will cycle

through the following display styles:

• Mixed fractions (with or without ?) ? improper fractions (with

or without ?) ? decimal numbers

• Proper fractions (with or without ?) ? decimal numbers.

Feb 03, 2011 | Sharp ELW535 Calculator

To change from fraction to decimal, all it takes is a keypress. (change key)

.Not all decimal results (approximations) will be converted to fractions.

Anyway, if you want to set the calculator to display decimal results only,

Press SETUP

Press 2:EDITOR

Select 1:LINE.

.Not all decimal results (approximations) will be converted to fractions.

Anyway, if you want to set the calculator to display decimal results only,

Press SETUP

Press 2:EDITOR

Select 1:LINE.

Jan 30, 2011 | Sharp ELW535 Calculator

To convert a single result from fraction to decimal, press SD. To have all results come out in decimal, press SHIFT MODE 2 to select LineIO mode.

Sep 26, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

- If a fraction (or a radical) is already displayed press the [S<=>D] key to convert it into a decimal number.
- If you are entering an expression and want its result displayed as a decimal number, press the [SHIFT][=] key sequence instead of just [=].
- More permanent solution: If you do not want fractions nor radicals, configure the Input/Output to be LineIO. To do that, press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) then select the option [2:LineIO]

Jun 01, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

If the result is already calculated and displayed, press the
[S<=>D] key It will convert a fraction or radical to decimal. This
is always possible. If the result is decimal it may be converted to a
fraction or a radical (Not always possible).

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

May 20, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

There are two options.

1) Whenever you want the answer in decimal form, place a decimal after at least one of the numbers.

For example: instead of using (1/2) use (1/2.)

2) Press the "Mode" button. Scroll down the list that appears until you find "Exact/Approx". If you set it to "Approximate", then it will always give the answer in decimal form. If you set it to "Exact", it will give the answer in fraction form.

1) Whenever you want the answer in decimal form, place a decimal after at least one of the numbers.

For example: instead of using (1/2) use (1/2.)

2) Press the "Mode" button. Scroll down the list that appears until you find "Exact/Approx". If you set it to "Approximate", then it will always give the answer in decimal form. If you set it to "Exact", it will give the answer in fraction form.

Nov 12, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

Hello,

To convert from fractions to decimals, and from decimals to fractions use the [S<-->D] key. If you want your decimal results to have a fixed number of decimal places press [SHIFT][SETUP][6:Fix]. Screen shows Fix 0~9. Enter the number of decimal places exemple 3.

Dans ce cas 1/6 is displayes ase 0.167.

Hope it helps.

To convert from fractions to decimals, and from decimals to fractions use the [S<-->D] key. If you want your decimal results to have a fixed number of decimal places press [SHIFT][SETUP][6:Fix]. Screen shows Fix 0~9. Enter the number of decimal places exemple 3.

Dans ce cas 1/6 is displayes ase 0.167.

Hope it helps.

Sep 23, 2009 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Go into MODE to the second page. In Exact/Approximate, change it to Approx instead of Auto or Exact. This will give you decimals instead of fractions.

Nov 17, 2007 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

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2 1/2 cups of flour divided by 2

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