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# Why does it say deg at the top of my screen? - Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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The calculator has three different angular modes: DEGrees, RADians, and GRADs. Whichever one it's currently set to, the display will indicate it. To switch between the three modes, press the DRG key.

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Label of key [deg symbol ' "]. It is between [(-)] and [hyp]

To enter a value in decimal degrees
12.58 [deg ' "] [=] Screen displays 12.58 deg on top line and 12 deg 34' 48" on bottom line.
Pressing the [deg ' "] key while this value is displayed will show 12.58

To enter a DMS value:

Press the [deg ' "] key after each number even if one of the numbers D,M,S is nill (0).
Exemple Enter 25 deg 0 ' 48"
25 [deg ' "] 0 [deg ' "] 48 [deg ' "] [=]
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### Time problems

Sorry to say it but the DMS key is to convert between Degrees, minutes, seconds and decimal degrees (angle units). This cleared here is how to use the DMS key on this calculator.

Label of key [deg symbol ' "]. It is between [(-)] and [hyp]

To enter a value in decimal degrees
12.58 [deg ' "] [=] Screen displays 12.58 deg on top line and 12 deg 34' 48" on bottom line.
Pressing the [deg ' "] key while this value is displayed will show 12.58

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Press the [deg ' "] key after each number even if one of the numbers D,M,S is nill (0).
Exemple Enter 25 deg 0 ' 48"
25 [deg ' "] 0 [deg ' "] 48 [deg ' "] [=]
Screen displays 25 deg 0' 48" on bottom line
Pressing the [deg ' "] key converts this result to decimal degrees 25.013

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### How do I find degrees minutes and seconds on my ti 84 plus?

On this family of calculators, you do as follows
1. Enter the first number (degrees), ex:15
2. Press [2nd][APPS] (ANGLE) to access the Angle functions
3. Select [1: degree symbol] [ENTER]
4. Main screen shows 15 deg
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6. Press [2nd] [APPS](ANGLE) to access Angle functions
7. Select [2:' apostrophe] [ENTER]
8. Screen echoes 15 deg 25'
9. Enter the seconds number, ex 32
10. Press [ALPHA][+] (") to access the double quotation mark.
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### If a textbook problem is given in DMS notation, how do I enter the DMS notation into the TI84 to get decimal degrees?

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Press [2nd][APPS] (ANGLE) to access the Angle functions
Select [1: degree symbol] [ENTER]
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Press [2nd] [APPS](ANGLE) to access Angle functions
Select [2:' apostrophe] [ENTER]
Screen echoes 15 deg 25'
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### Ho can i get deg off the top of mt calculator i think it is making my answers wrong not all but some of them when i try to check my work

Hi,
Maybe some of your answers are wrong, but I can assure you that it has nothing to do with the poor deg indicator sitting on the top of your screen.
The indicator is there to remind you that the angle unit is set to degree, meaning any number you feed a trigonometric function is considered to be in degrees, and that any value calculated by an inverse trigonometric function is in degrees.

If you prefer to work in radians or in grads, all you have to do is change the settings of the calculator.
To change angle unit:
Press [SHIFT][MODE] and choose
1. 3:Deg for angle unit in degrees. Screen shows D
The calculator crunches number according to your specifications. It obeys your orders. Only YOU know what you are supposed to do.

I suggest you look at the manual that shipped with your calculator. Lookk for exemples of the calculation you want. Make a note of the exemple numbers and check the appendix for the particular exemple. The appendix will show you all the key strokes.

Hope it helps.
Thank you for using FixYa.

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### I have the letters DEG with an up arrow in the right top of calculator screen that I cannot get rid of. It will not allow me to compute square roots or anything. How do I get rid of these...

Hello,
Sorry, I do not know what problem your calculator has, but it certainly is not related to the presence of the DEG indicator in the top (user inaccessible) part of the screen. This is an indicator (or a reminder) that the angle unit was set to Degrees. If you change the angle unit to RADian, the DEG indicator will be replaced by another that displays RAD. Whenever the calculator is turned back on again, the angle unit is reset to degrees. What can one do? Better accept it, tolerate it, or ignore it.
So the gist of the story is that you cannot get rid of the indicators.

This answer is certainly not what you wanted to hear, but I am only the messenger, albeit one who volunteered to help a fellow human.

Greetings.

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### 'DEG' shown on the screen

That just means the calculator is set to display results in degrees (as opposed to radians or some other measure). It has no effect on anything and you can ignore it.

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