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I don't know how to enter the exponents that are low not high

Hi Loringh,

see, high exponents are +ve powers, while low exponents are -ve powers.

e.g. for 1200000=1.2X10^6=1.2E+6 (high exponents)

for 0.0000000012=1.2X10^-9=1.2E-9 (low exponents)

I think so easy ?

Thanks

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

I don't have this calculator, but let's give this a shot and see if it gives us the correct answer.

Let's try 10 to the exponent -2. The rule for negative exponents is to put 1 on the top and the term with a positive exponent on the bottom. In this case, it would be 1 on the top and 10 to the exponent 2 on the bottom, or 1 / 100 or 0.01.

In the calculator, enter 10, hit the x to the power of y key, left bracket (, the negative key (-), 2, the right bracket ), and finally the = key. You might not have to enter the left and right brackets, but I like to enter them to understand what I enter in brackets is the exponent.

Let me know if it works and if you have any other questions.

Good luck.

Paul

Let's try 10 to the exponent -2. The rule for negative exponents is to put 1 on the top and the term with a positive exponent on the bottom. In this case, it would be 1 on the top and 10 to the exponent 2 on the bottom, or 1 / 100 or 0.01.

In the calculator, enter 10, hit the x to the power of y key, left bracket (, the negative key (-), 2, the right bracket ), and finally the = key. You might not have to enter the left and right brackets, but I like to enter them to understand what I enter in brackets is the exponent.

Let me know if it works and if you have any other questions.

Good luck.

Paul

Sep 13, 2015 | Canon F-502 Calculator

The key you are looking for looks like y raised to the exponent x. It is below the "hyp" key. To determine an exponent, enter you base, hit the y to the x key and enter the exponent.

For example, 3 to the power of 4, enter 3, hit the y to the x key, and enter 4 and hit the = key.

Good luck.

Paul

For example, 3 to the power of 4, enter 3, hit the y to the x key, and enter 4 and hit the = key.

Good luck.

Paul

May 26, 2014 | Sharp el-531x scientific calculator

Exponents of 10 are entered by pressing [2nd][X^-1] (EE).

For powers of any base, enter the base, press the [^] (below PI) then enter exponent. Use the (-) white key if exponent is negative.

For powers of any base, enter the base, press the [^] (below PI) then enter exponent. Use the (-) white key if exponent is negative.

Apr 30, 2014 | Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

To enter exponents (1, 2, 3, -3..) use the general power key marked with Y^x or X^y or ^. Enter the base press the general power key then the exponent. If exponent is negative try enclosing it in parentheses. use the change sign key (-) to enter the negative sign before the exponent.

To enter power of 10, you can use the shortcut key marked Exp (the 10 must not appear when the Exp is used to enter exponents for power of 10).

To enter power of 10, you can use the shortcut key marked Exp (the 10 must not appear when the Exp is used to enter exponents for power of 10).

Feb 24, 2013 | Sharp Office Equipment & Supplies

Look for a key that is marked EE, or Exp, or x10^x. To enter a number in
scientific notation, you enter the decimal part, then press the Enter
Exponent key, followed by the exponent. If exponent is negative, you
precede it with a press of the change sign key (-).

Once a number is entered there is no special treatment: multiply it divide, or add it.

Once a number is entered there is no special treatment: multiply it divide, or add it.

Mar 16, 2012 | Aurora Electronics SC150X Scientific...

For negative numbers (not just exponents), make sure you use the (-) key just to the right of the decimal point key, not the - key for subtraction.

For what follows I'm going to assume you have at least version 2.53 of the operating system for the 84Plus. If you have an older version, I STRONGLY recommend you update it:

http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_os_84plus.html

You can use the "n/d" command in the MATH/NUM menu to enter the division bar. For example, to enter 1/2, press 1 MATH right-arrow ALPHA [D] 2 ENTER. If you just want the number, you can also enter it as 1 / 2.

You can convert a decimal number to a fraction using the >Frac command in the MATH menu. For example, to convert 0.2 to a fraction, press . 2 MATH 1 ENTER.

For what follows I'm going to assume you have at least version 2.53 of the operating system for the 84Plus. If you have an older version, I STRONGLY recommend you update it:

http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_os_84plus.html

You can use the "n/d" command in the MATH/NUM menu to enter the division bar. For example, to enter 1/2, press 1 MATH right-arrow ALPHA [D] 2 ENTER. If you just want the number, you can also enter it as 1 / 2.

You can convert a decimal number to a fraction using the >Frac command in the MATH menu. For example, to convert 0.2 to a fraction, press . 2 MATH 1 ENTER.

Mar 16, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Use the EE (enter exponent) key (2nd-shift of the key just above the 7) to enter the exponent. Use the (-) key just to the right of the decimal point to enter a negative number.

The - key subtracts one number from another. The (-) key enters a negative number.

The - key subtracts one number from another. The (-) key enters a negative number.

Jun 29, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

There's a key marked "EE" (for Enter Exponent) just above the "7" key. This key is used to enter decimal exponents. To enter 1x10^23, press 1 EE 2 3

For exponents to other bases, use the y^x key just above the divide key.

For exponents to other bases, use the y^x key just above the divide key.

Mar 05, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-36 X Solar Calculator

Press [2nd][,] to activate (EE) which appears on screen as a lower case E, enter the change sign (-) right of the [dot] on the bottom row of keys, enter the value of the exponent.

Ex: Enter Avogadro's number of Generalk Chemistry fame

6.02[SHIFT][,] (EE) (-)23

Here is screen capture of what it will look like.

Ex: Enter Avogadro's number of Generalk Chemistry fame

6.02[SHIFT][,] (EE) (-)23

Here is screen capture of what it will look like.

Feb 23, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Key sequence is:

2.5

X

8

2nd

10 to the power x

/

2.25

X

5

2nd

10 to the power x

=

Unless you mean (2.5x10 (exponent 8))/(2.25 x10 (exponent5)), in which case you need to change the last "X" in the sequence to "/", or stick the appropriate brackets into the sequence.

Note that exponents are like trig functions, enter value first, then the operator, so 10 (exponent 8) is entered as "8", "2nd", "10 to power x", just like sin 60 is entered "60", "SIN"

2.5

X

8

2nd

10 to the power x

/

2.25

X

5

2nd

10 to the power x

=

Unless you mean (2.5x10 (exponent 8))/(2.25 x10 (exponent5)), in which case you need to change the last "X" in the sequence to "/", or stick the appropriate brackets into the sequence.

Note that exponents are like trig functions, enter value first, then the operator, so 10 (exponent 8) is entered as "8", "2nd", "10 to power x", just like sin 60 is entered "60", "SIN"

Oct 02, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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