Question about Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Not always but sometimes simple multiplication or addition displays an incorrect answer and after it is "E3". The capitol E is about half the size of the 3.

Ok there is not a problem. the "E" is the calculators way of scientific notation. So if u were to see 1.70 e3 it would really mean 1.70 x 10^3 which is 1700. If these are small numbers and you are getting these "e" ur calculator is in scientific notation mode. Press "mode" then at the top highlight the word "normal" and hit enter. You will be back in normal calculator mode.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Dont know what you are saying.

Basically turn it off and on if your stuck.

Basically turn it off and on if your stuck.

Jan 05, 2016 | Staples SPL-250 10-Digit Display...

<span><b>Getting Decimal Answers by Disabling WriteView<img src="elw516.gif" /> on the Sharp EL-W516 Calculator<br /><br /></b>The Sharp EL-W516's WriteView display uses multiple lines to display mathematics as it is seen on a page. Fractions are shown as fractions, exponents as exponents, integrals as integrals, and so on. This makes entering calculations easier, and reduces the chance of errors. <br /><br />At the same time, calculation results are displayed as fractions (or with roots or pi) whenever possible. Pressing the CHANGE button repeatedly will change these to decimal answers. <br />If you prefer to always get decimal results you need to <b>disable</b> <b>the WriteView display mode</b>. Doing this will make the calculator display like the Sharp EL-546W when in NORMAL mode. Answers will be given as decimals, but fractions will no longer look like fractions. In general, you will still need to follow the EL-W516 instructions.<br /><b>Disabling WriteView<br /></b><br />Press 2ndF and MATH to enter SET UP. Now press 2 for EDITOR.<br /><br />There are now two options: 0: W-VIEW, and 1: LINE<br /><br />Press 1 for Linear display mode to disable the WriteView display, and to get decimals as your answers.<br /><br />To return to the WriteView display, go through the steps above but press 0 for W-VIEW.<br /><br /><b>NOTE</b>: It is not possible to have decimals as the default answer form when in WriteView mode. <br /></span>

on Mar 04, 2011 | Sharp ELW516 Scientific Calculator

You apparently have your calculator set to display no digits to the right of the decimal point. 5/2 is 2.5, which rounds to 3, and 50/100 is 0.5, which rounds to 1.

To change the display setting, press MODE, highlight the desired settings on the first two lines, then press ENTER followed by 2ND QUIT. Try setting "NORMAL" and "FLOAT" and see what results you get now.

To change the display setting, press MODE, highlight the desired settings on the first two lines, then press ENTER followed by 2ND QUIT. Try setting "NORMAL" and "FLOAT" and see what results you get now.

Oct 06, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

When calculating trigonometric functions you should pay attention to the angle unit used. The TI84 PLUS/SE can use two units: the radian and the degree, As to rounding I do not see why it would ruin your answers which are approximate anyway. Just choose float whithout specifying the number of decimal digits, then when a result is displayed round it yourself to the desired accuracy.

To set the angle unit press MODE, then use down arrow to move highlight to the line RADIAN DEGREE and select the one you want.

To set the angle unit press MODE, then use down arrow to move highlight to the line RADIAN DEGREE and select the one you want.

Nov 11, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

You got yourself a prizm, learn to use it and forget about the TI84 Plus. The DiagnosticsON is a command of the TI8 84 plus. You can activate it for statistics or deactivate it. For the Casios, the determination coefficient or the correlation factors are always displayed. If the regression model you are using has a correlation coefficient it will be displayed on the same screen the statistical values are displayed.

Please read your manual, it will help you a lot.

Please read your manual, it will help you a lot.

Sep 25, 2012 | Casio Prizm Fx-cg-10-l-ih Graphing...

It seems to me that you get the loading bar when you switch keypads. I just switched keypads, and when I reinserted the TI84 Plus keypad back again I found my last TI84 Plus screen contents still displayed.

As to the RAM cleared message, it probably is related to the batteries being depleted.

To verify battery charge level, you may use TI connect.

As to the RAM cleared message, it probably is related to the batteries being depleted.

To verify battery charge level, you may use TI connect.

Mar 31, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-Nspire Graphic...

I had this problem also and just fixed it. I hit 2nd key...don't hold it, (it should say 2nd in the lower left corner across from the DEG) then click the K button (also the divide key). The arrow and DEG will remain, but do not affect simple math calculations. Hope this helps!

Feb 09, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

At the same time, calculation results are displayed as fractions (or with roots or pi) whenever possible. Pressing the CHANGE button repeatedly will change these to decimal answers.

If you prefer to always get decimal results you need to

Press 2ndF and MATH to enter SET UP. Now press 2 for EDITOR.

There are now two options: 0: W-VIEW, and 1: LINE

Press 1 for Linear display mode to disable the WriteView display, and to get decimals as your answers.

To return to the WriteView display, go through the steps above but press 0 for W-VIEW.

Feb 07, 2011 | Sharp ELW516 Scientific Calculator

Make sure you have the proper angular mode set. The TI-84 can work with degrees or radians.

Press MODE to bring up the mode screen. Use the arrow keys to highlight either "Radian" or "Degree" on the third line and press ENTER. Press 2ND [QUIT] to exit the mode screen.

If this doesn't do it, please reply to this post giving an example of a calculation and the answer you're getting from the calculator.

Press MODE to bring up the mode screen. Use the arrow keys to highlight either "Radian" or "Degree" on the third line and press ENTER. Press 2ND [QUIT] to exit the mode screen.

If this doesn't do it, please reply to this post giving an example of a calculation and the answer you're getting from the calculator.

Feb 03, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Sorry, but it takes sometime to be well familiar with the calculator. The E in the result is a short-hand notation for times 10 to a power. What you got is 4x10^(0) which is just 4.

Your calculator is doing that because it is configured to display result in SCIENTIFIC format.

To revert to the format you may be more accustomed to,

Your calculator is doing that because it is configured to display result in SCIENTIFIC format.

To revert to the format you may be more accustomed to,

- Press the [MODE] key
- The first line of the displayed screen will show NORMAL SCI ENG and the cursor blinking on SCI or ENG.
- Use the left arrow to highlight NORMAL and press ENTER.
- Press [2nd][MODE] to (QUIT) and go to main calculator screen.

Aug 25, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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