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# How to multiply exponent on sharp el 501x

Looked at official site, google for 30+ min. Cannot find answer on how to multiply exponents on my Sharp el-501x calculator.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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EL-531 W

You need to set it to "SCI" i.e. scientific mode to show the exponents:

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Posted on Aug 06, 2008

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Posted on Aug 19, 2008

Hello,
You have several number display formats : Normal1, Normal2, Sci, ENG
If a number is too small or too large and the calculator cannot display it with the necessary number of digits (to satisfy your of decimal digits) the calculator uses Scientific notation
7.4E-14 =7.4x10^(-14)
If you were to use the norma1 or normal2 format you will have
.0000000000000074 but your calculator displays only the first 10 places

You should learn to use and interpret results in scientific format.

Hope it helps

Posted on Sep 07, 2009

EL-531W SHARP:

If you want to find 5 to the power of 6 (5^6)
you hit the 5 button, then the button that says yx ( the x is in the exponent spot) then the 6 so it will looks like this 5^6 then press enter to get the answer...hope that helps!

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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### How to plug in exponents on sharpe EL 501X calculator

Hi there,

Type in your base and then press the button that says y with an x as an exponent (last row of the small buttons, second from the left). and then type in your exponent.

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Use the y^x key (two keys up from the 7 key). For example, to calculate 8^9, press 8 y^x 9 =

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If you mean the key to raise a number to an exponent, it's the key marked "y^x", two keys above the "7" key. If you mean the key to enter an exponent of ten, it's the key marked "Exp", just above the "7" key.

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To enter the power of 10 with exponent use the Exp key followed by the exponent. If the exponent is negative, you must use the negation key (-) not the - key (for subtraction).
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Getting Decimal Answers by Disabling WriteView on the Sharp EL-W516 Calculator

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.

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 disable the WriteView display mode. 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.
Disabling WriteView

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.

NOTE: It is not possible to have decimals as the default answer form when in WriteView mode.

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EL-531W SHARP:

If you want to find 5 to the power of 6 (5^6)
you hit the 5 button, then the button that says yx ( the x is in the exponent spot) then the 6 so it will looks like this 5^6 then press enter to get the answer...hope that helps!

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EL-531 W

You need to set it to "SCI" i.e. scientific mode to show the exponents:

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