Question about Texas Instruments TI-34II Explorer Plus Calculator

The subject pretty much says it all. The manual says something about choosing your own factor but I guess I don't get it. I keep getting a domain error.

Thanks,

Rick

To get the answer in fraction you need to use fraction only and if you use at least one not fraction number like 0.3125 the answer won't be in fraction too, sorry.

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Posted on Jul 08, 2009

divide both the numerator and the denominator by 2 (a common factor)

16/2 8/2 4/2 2

---- = ----- = ----- = -----

24/2 12/2 6/2 3

16/2 8/2 4/2 2

---- = ----- = ----- = -----

24/2 12/2 6/2 3

Dec 01, 2013 | Calculators

When you enter a fraction using the fraction key, the displayed fraction is always reduced (simplified). By hand, you look for common factors in the numerator and denominator then simplify by them. Keep looking for common factors and simplifying until there are no more common factors.

Feb 15, 2013 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

If you enter the ratios using the fraction entry key ( [a b/c] the results will be displayed as fractions. And when the calculator displays fractions they are always in their reduced form.

In general, when you are manipulating fractions ( Pi/2 is no a fraction even if you write it as one) you can try to simplify them by looking for the greatest common factor (GCF) of the numerator and denominator. When you simplify by the GCF the fraction that is left is in its reduced form.

In general, when you are manipulating fractions ( Pi/2 is no a fraction even if you write it as one) you can try to simplify them by looking for the greatest common factor (GCF) of the numerator and denominator. When you simplify by the GCF the fraction that is left is in its reduced form.

Jun 14, 2012 | Casio Calculators

If you enter the ratios using the fraction entry key ( [a b/c] the
results will be displayed as fractions. And when the calculator
displays fractions they are always in their reduced form.

In general, when you are manipulating fractions ( Pi/2 is no a fraction even if you write it as one) you can try to simplify them by looking for the greatest common factor (GCF) of the numerator and denominator. When you simplify by the GCF the fraction that is left is in its reduced form.

In general, when you are manipulating fractions ( Pi/2 is no a fraction even if you write it as one) you can try to simplify them by looking for the greatest common factor (GCF) of the numerator and denominator. When you simplify by the GCF the fraction that is left is in its reduced form.

Jun 14, 2012 | Casio Calculators

Press MATH then 1 to select the >Frac command.

Mar 24, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

A fraction is in fact a ratio of two number: a division of a numerator by a denominator. The key used for the division operation is the one above the multiplication sign and below the caret [^], and in thee rightmost column of keys.

Beware that this calculator converts any ratio of two numbers into a decimal value. To keep a fraction in a fraction form you must use the [|=>Frac] or [ToFrac] command. To convert a decimal result to a fraction, use the [|=>Dec] command.

These commands are accessible through the CATALOG or more easily by pressing [MATH] (under the ALPHA key) and selecting [1:|=>Frac], or [2:|=>Dec]

Ex: to keep 27/48 in fraction form you enter

27 [/] 48 [MATH][1:|=>Frac] [ENTER]. Result is 9/16

You will notice that the resulting fraction is reduced to its simplest form.

To convert the above result from fraction to decimal press [MATH][2:|=>Dec]

A fraction can always be approximated by a decimal value but the converse is not always possible.

Beware that this calculator converts any ratio of two numbers into a decimal value. To keep a fraction in a fraction form you must use the [|=>Frac] or [ToFrac] command. To convert a decimal result to a fraction, use the [|=>Dec] command.

These commands are accessible through the CATALOG or more easily by pressing [MATH] (under the ALPHA key) and selecting [1:|=>Frac], or [2:|=>Dec]

Ex: to keep 27/48 in fraction form you enter

27 [/] 48 [MATH][1:|=>Frac] [ENTER]. Result is 9/16

You will notice that the resulting fraction is reduced to its simplest form.

To convert the above result from fraction to decimal press [MATH][2:|=>Dec]

A fraction can always be approximated by a decimal value but the converse is not always possible.

Jan 23, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Hello,

You get access the command by pressing [MATH][1: |->Frac].

If you want enter a fraction and keep it as a fraction (albeit a reduced one)

key in the number then the sequence [MATH][1: |->Frac]., then [ENTER].

Practice : 27/48 [MATH][1: |->Frac] [=] gives the reduced form 9/16.

While this fraction is still in [ANS] memory, you can press [MATH][2: |->Dec] [=] to get the decimal value 0.5625

Hope it helps.

You get access the command by pressing [MATH][1: |->Frac].

If you want enter a fraction and keep it as a fraction (albeit a reduced one)

key in the number then the sequence [MATH][1: |->Frac]., then [ENTER].

Practice : 27/48 [MATH][1: |->Frac] [=] gives the reduced form 9/16.

While this fraction is still in [ANS] memory, you can press [MATH][2: |->Dec] [=] to get the decimal value 0.5625

Hope it helps.

Nov 01, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Two ways:

1) hit the equal sign

2) hit 2nd and [d/c] (you can do this multiple times to see it as the most reduced improper fraction or as a mixed fraction)

1) hit the equal sign

2) hit 2nd and [d/c] (you can do this multiple times to see it as the most reduced improper fraction or as a mixed fraction)

Mar 01, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Enter the fraction for example: enter 8/12.

The answer will be .666666

Then click Math (which is located under the Alpha button).

Click the ->Frac button (the first one).

It should come up as Ans->Frac.

Click Enter.

It should now read 2/3 which is 8/12 reduced.

Note: I have a TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, and the TI-84 Plus might not have this function, but that is how I do it on my TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

The answer will be .666666

Then click Math (which is located under the Alpha button).

Click the ->Frac button (the first one).

It should come up as Ans->Frac.

Click Enter.

It should now read 2/3 which is 8/12 reduced.

Note: I have a TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, and the TI-84 Plus might not have this function, but that is how I do it on my TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

Nov 08, 2008 | Calculators

Yeah, there isn't a fraction button on an 84. You have to enter it manually as 4/9 or if simplifying a decimal, use the Ans>Frac under the MATH menu

Aug 26, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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