# Taking off scientific method from hp 12c - HP 12c Calculator

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Press f then a digit representing the number of digits you want after the decimal point.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Hello,
To exit the scientific display format press the [f] key followed by the number of decimal digits you want.
Hope it helps.

Posted on Nov 02, 2009

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Press f then a digit for the number of digits you want after the decimal point.

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You're in scientific notation. To change out of it, turn the calculator on, press f then the decimal point key then a digit representing the number of decimal places you want after the decimal point.

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Press the f key followed by the desired number of decimal places.

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Hello,
To exit the scientific display format press the [f] key followed by the number of decimal digits you want.
Hope it helps.

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### I have an HP 12C calculator and I cannot find the user manual and I cannot remember how to change the no. of decimal places?

Check this HP FAQ:
Setting a Fixed Decimal Place You can download the manual and user guides for your calculator from here:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=81575&lang=en&

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Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format
1. Press and release .
2. Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places to be displayed to the right of the decimal point (0 through 9). The calculator displays a maximum of 10 digits.
The display will show the specified number of decimal places. The answer will be rounded to the number of digits selected. Example (standard format) If the number in the display is 14.87456320, the display will be changed as follows: Keystroke Display 14.8746 14.9 15 14.87456320 Instructions for scientific notation Use scientific notation for very large or very small numbers. Type in the mantissa. After pressing, the next numbers keyed in are exponents of 10. Press . If during an operation a result has more than 10 digits, the calculator automatically displays the number in scientific notation

Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format
1. Press and release .
2. Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places to be displayed to the right of the decimal point (0 through 9). The calculator displays a maximum of 10 digits.
The display will show the specified number of decimal places. The answer will be rounded to the number of digits selected. Example (standard format) If the number in the display is 14.87456320, the display will be changed as follows: Keystroke Display 14.8746 14.9 15 14.87456320 Instructions for scientific notation Use scientific notation for very large or very small numbers. Type in the mantissa. After pressing, the next numbers keyed in are exponents of 10. Press . If during an operation a result has more than 10 digits, the calculator automatically displays the number in scientific notation

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### I want to increase the number of decimal places

I found this solution on the HP website. Turn it on, and do what it says. Then turn it off and back on again, and the extra decimal places should show.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?dlc=en&lc=en&cc=us&docname=bpia5183 Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12C Calculator in standard format and in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format
1. Press and release the gold PREFIX key (f).
2. Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places (0 through 9).
The display will show the specified number of decimal places. The answer will be rounded to the number of digits selected.

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