Hey, I have recently been doing many Hexadecimal calculations as part of some programming I'm doing, and I thought that the TI-89 Titanium would be a good choice of calculator for this, however, I have discovered that there are discrepencies between the actual answers, and the answer the calculator shows (namely that it only shows the final 8 bytes of any answer).
[1A56B091] x [41C64E6D] = [6C469F301DB5BBD]
However the Calculator shows:
[1A56B091] x [41C64E6D] = [1DB5BBD]
I was wondering if there was a setting or something that I can alter in order to make the calculator display a full answer, rather than just the final 8 bytes? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Seems your close to hitting the limit to the actual working decimal numbers too. Because everything is terminated after that. I'd like to help you but, however you got your example number, just assimulate it to the Ti89. I'm pretty sure I could add series aiding like that by writing and running a program.
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Dinary? Never heard that one before. What is a dinary number? Anyway your calculator cannot perform the operations. The Casios can work in Binary (base 2), Octal (base 8), Decimal (base 10) and Hexadecimal (base 16). Some Sharps can do calculations in base 5 (pental).
There must be an error in what you report. You pressed MODE then 4: Base-N and now your calculator is in base-N calculation mode (the DEC, Hex, BIN, OCT) numeration keys are active. To do statistics you must put the calculator in STATS mode. Press MODE: You have 6 computational modes to choose from 1: COMP, the general computational mode 2:CMPLX, for calculation s with complex numbers, 3: STAT for statistics, 4: Base-N, binary, octal, decimal, and hexadecimal numeration 5: Equation, solving mode, etc.. For statistics, choose 3:STAT
Press [2nd F] [x: multiply sign] to enter Hexadecimal base calculation. The digits are 0,1, ...9, A, B, C,D,E, and F. Enter a number in Hex, press the + sign to perform and addition or - for a subtraction. Press the = sign to obtain the result.
For the F-502,
well there is no manual available to download, but I did get a picture
of the calculator. I will use it and try to answer your question. to get
out of the Hexadecimal numeration you should set the numeration to
decimal. Press 2nd F then + . If you happen to have the
manual, why not scan it and upload the file to the FixYa site. I am
sure it will come in handy when one has to answer questions.
If it displays HEX, then it is doing calculations in hexadecimal numeration. If that is not what you want change the numeration mode to DECimal. As to its screen being faint, then its battery may be depleted. I may be time to get a new calculator?
I am sorry to disappoint you but this calculator does not do base conversions. Here is a link to the manual so that you can verify what I am saying. Also, look at your calculator and see if there are any keys that are marked OCT BIN HEX. If you do not find any then you can be sure that the calculator does not do base calculations.
The [MODE] key can be used to select the modes described below. Important! The following is a general explanation of Scientific Calculator modes. Note that your calculator may not include all of the modes described here. 1) Calculation Modes Before performing a calculation, you first need to select the appropriate calculation mode. COMP: Basic arithmetric calculations (arithmetic operations, trigonometric functions, etc.) COMPLEX: Complex number calculations SD: Single-variable statistical calculations (sample standard deviation, etc.) LR or REG: Paired-variable statistical calculations (linear regression statistical calculations, etc.) BASE or BASE-n: Binary, octal, decimal, hexadecimal number system calculations MAT: Matrix calculations (determinants, etc.) VCT: Vector calculations EQU: nth degree equations, simultaneous equations 2) Display Settings Use these settings to control how calculation results are displayed. Note that changing the Fix and Sci settings does not affect internal calculation results. Norm: Exponential display format and cancels the currently configured Fix and Sci settings. Fix: Specifies a fixed number of digits to the right of the decimal place. Sci: Specifies a fixed number of significant digits. 3) Angle Unit Setting (90°=?/2 radians=100 grads) Deg: Degrees Rad: Radians Gra: Grads 4) Engineering Mode Use this mode when you want to input and perform calculations using engineering symbols.
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Hello, You are victim of a confusion between terms. Base-n calculations are calculations using various numeration systems (bases) : binary (2), octal(8) hexadecimal (16) and decimal (10). What you want is how to calculate powers, logarithms, exponentials and these have also the notion of base; Log in base 10 is the common log, whereas natural logarithms, are logarithms in base e. Back to your exemple: 5 times 5 and raise the whole to power 3? In that case [(] 5 [x] 5 [)] [^] 3 or [X to the 3] if you have such key or 25 [^] 3, because 5x5 = 25
5 times (5 raised to power 3) 5[x] [( ] 5 [^] 3 [)] or 5 [^] 4 because of the rules about products of powers with the same base.