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The digits are not displaying properly

When i turn on the calculator, a part of the zero "0" is not shown. if i perform a function the digit at the extreme right of the screen is not displayed in full

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  • Anonymous Dec 14, 2008

    I'm the same. I tried chnging the batteries but no luck in getting the digits to show right.

  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2009

    I have similar problem--an LCD screen, typing 888 yields E88. Computer was not dropped or handled rough, and calculator is pure solar, no batteries.

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Hello,
Increase the number of digits displayed. In floating mode the calculator can displyay up to nine decimal digits. And no matter what that last digit maybe, you can safely ignore it. More often than not the extra digits are zeros. As to the value of PI not displaying the 7th or 8th digit, do not worry: most calculations with Pi are precise enough if you use 3.14.
Hope it helps.

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