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When I enter square root 36 equals syn error; 36 square root equals syn error what am I doing wrong? Deb

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Hello,
You should enter it as follows [SQRT]36 ) [ENTER/=].
If you define some function f of a variable x you write that f(x), where the parentheses enclose the so-called argument (objet on wich the function acts). It seems that on this calculator the opening parenthesis is implicit: the calculator supplies it when you press [SQRT] but does not display it (a design flaw?). However the closing parenthesis must be entered by you to signifie to the function [SQRT] that you have finished entering the argument. Weird but one can live with it.
Hope it helps.

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