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Can't see all of a solution on homescreen

I am entering the matrix
[2,a,-1;3,4,-(a+1);10,8,(a-4)]^-1 on the input line but I can't see all of the answer on homescreen. The last row is partly visible behind the input line

Is there any way of scrolling down the homescreen or changing the resolution so I can see all the solution?

In anticipation for your help,
Jacqui Pitts ( WantirnaCollege, Australia)

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Yes. Hit ↑ on the homescreen and scroll down with ↓.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

  • redherring72 May 20, 2011

    supportthe85's solution does not work, because up and down only scrolls through solutions, and it'll only show the top of the matrix. The only solution I can find is to store the matrix as a variable, then view it in the Data/Matrix editor.


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Turn calculator ON
Press the Mode key.
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Calculator displays a template (empty spaces where you enter the matrix coefficients.
Type = after each element.
Press AC to exit the matrix editor.
Now you are ready to do (legal) operation on the matrix.
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How to multiply matrix on fx-991ES calculator?


Its very easy to do matrix operations in FX 991ES
This calculator can operate up to three Matrices at a time, namely Matrix A (Mat A), Matrix B (MAT B), Matrix C(MAT C).

  1. First to do, is set the calculator in MATRIX Mode
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    Press MODE button and press 6.
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  2. Now we need to Define matrices and set its dimensions.
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    here I will Proceed with Matrix A, so I press Numerical 1 Key

  3. Next screen will ask you about the size of matrix.

    Press UP or DOWN Keys to view options.
    Press Corresponding Numerical keys to select corresponding order.

  4. On Next Screen , enter values on each positions
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  5. Now we inputed Details about Matrix A. If you want to specify other matrices (MATRIX B, MATRIX C) repeat STEPS 2 To STEP 4

  6. After Specifying required Matrices, we can tell calculator to do operations with them.

    Press SHIFT and then 4 and then It will show a menu contains

  7. For example, i need to multiply Matrix A with Matrix B, i'll enter as

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How do I find the determinant of a matrix?

Here is a detailed account of how to calculate the determinant of a square matrix.

I assume you know how to define your matrix, but I will repeat it here for others who might not know. You can skip to Calculation
1.Turn Calculator ON. If there are no icons, press [MENU].

Data Entry

2.Use arrows to highlight [MAT] icon. Press [ENTER]
3.Highlight the first line where it says Mat A. Use the right arrow to enter the dimensions of Matrix A. Enter 3 and press [EXE]. The cursor moves to the second dimension. Press 3 and press [ENTER].
4. The matrix entry screen appears.
5. Enter first matrix coefficient a_11 and press [ENTER]
6. Enter a_12 and [ENTER]
Key in last coefficient a_33 and press [ENTER]

Press [MENU] and [RUN]
Press [OPTN][F2:MAT][F3:Det] Command echoes on screen as det
Press [F1:Mat] echoes on screen as Mat; screen shows det Mat
Press [ALPHA] A The screen displays det Mat A
Press [ENTER] to calculate the determinant.

If the matrix is not square, you cannot calculate its determinant.

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In casio fx-991ES, i am able not to get the matrix multiplication as well as inverse when i do so get math error.

This post is rather exhaustive as regards the matrix capabilities of the calculator. So if the post recalls things you already know, please skip them. Matrix multiplication is at the end.

Let me explain how to create matrices. (If you know how to do it, skip to the operations on matrices, at the end.)

First you must set Matrix calculation
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(mxn]. Once finished entering the matrix you clear the screen.
The operations on matrices are available by pressing [Shift][Matrix]
[1:Dim] to change the dimension of a matrix (in fact redefining the matrix)
[2:Data] enter values in a matrix
[3:MatA] access Matrix A
[4:Matb] access Matrix B
[5:MatC] access matrix C
[6:MatAns] access the Answer Matrix (the last matrix calculated)
[7:det] Calculate the determinant of a matrix already defined
[8:Trn] The transpose of a matrix already defined

To add matrices MatA+MatB (MUST have identical dimensions same m and same n, m and n do not have to be the same)
To subtract MatA-MatB. (MUST have identical dimensions, see above)
To multiply MatAxMatB (See below for conditions on dimensions)
To raise a matrix to a power 2 [x2], cube [x3]
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The multiplication of structured mathematical entities (vectors, complex numbers, matrices, etc.) is different from the multiplication of unstructured (scalar) mathematical entities (regular numbers). As you well know matrix multiplication is not commutative> This has to do with the dimensions.

An mXn matrix has m rows and n columns. To perform multiplication of an kXl matrix by an mXn matrix you multiply each element in one row of the first matrix by a specific element in a column of the second matrix. This imposes a condition, namely that the number of columns of the first matrix be equal to the number of rows of the second.
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  8. Complete the command by closing the parenthesis and pressing [ENTER]
  9. Wait for the result to be displayed.

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  1. Press [2nd] [X to -1] under [MATH[ to access the (Matrix) menus.
  2. Use right arrow to highlight [EDIT]
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  4. On the line MATRIX[A] line cursor blinks on 1
  5. Enter m dimension (3) and press [ENTER].
  6. Cursor moves to the second dimension (n). type 3.
  7. Press [ENTER].
  8. A 3x3 matrix template is displayed with A_11 element highlighted.
  9. Replace the value 0 with your value for A_11.
  10. Press [ENTER].
  11. Type a value and press [ENTER].
  12. When finished, press [2nd][QUIT] to exit the matrix editor.
Your matrix is ready to be operated on (squaring, multiplication by a scalar, inverse if matrix is non-singular, determinant.) All operations are available under [2nd][X^-1](Matrix) [=>][MATH].

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