Question about Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver Edition Graphic Calculator

How do i set up my calculator to leave answers as fractions

The TI 83, 84 series can not set up the answers as fraction. What you have to do to get fraction answer is to go to math,1. the very first selection which is ->frac. What will change your answers into fractions

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Press the [S<=>D] key to convert from fraction to decimal and back. Any information you need is in the manual.

Aug 14, 2014 | Casio FX82ES Scientific Calculator

The EL-501X doesn't really work with fractions. You can always enter a fraction as a quotient. For example, you can enter 1/2 as 1 / 2, but you'll get 0.5.

Feb 18, 2013 | Sharp Shar El501xbwh El 501X Basic Science...

What is the question? Do you want fractions or not?

- If you want to perform exact calculations (that is with fractions and radicals) you should set the calculator Input-output mode to MathIO. Even with this mode set as default you can still convert the final result to a decimal number. This can be done 2 ways.

- Result is already displayed in fraction/radical format: Press the [S-D] key to toggle between the two formats.
- Result has not been calculated yed (expression still in command line), then press [SHIFT][=] to ensure it is displayed in decimal format.

- If you do not want fractions nor radicals (roots) just set the default Input-Output to LineIO

- Press [SHIFT][MODE] to open setUp and select [1:MathIO] to select natural display with fractions/radicals.
- Press [SHIF¨][MODE] and select [2:LineIO]

Mar 03, 2011 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

Upgrade the OS of the calculator to the 2.53 MP (Math Print) version. As you can see on the following screen capture of the MODE setting, you can choose to use the CLASSIC option (the old way) or the MathPrint version.

You should notice that the Answers AUTO DEC or FRAC options allow you to configure the calculator to work in DECimal, FRACtions or AUTO (the calculator chooses whats is appropriate).

The n/d is for improper fractions and Un/d for mixed fractions.

Enjoy your new found freedom.

Here is the link to the new OS 2.53MP

You should notice that the Answers AUTO DEC or FRAC options allow you to configure the calculator to work in DECimal, FRACtions or AUTO (the calculator chooses whats is appropriate).

The n/d is for improper fractions and Un/d for mixed fractions.

Enjoy your new found freedom.

Here is the link to the new OS 2.53MP

Mar 25, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

The calculator has two Input/Output modes, MthIO and LineIO. In MthIO the results are displayed as fractions or as radicals or a mixture of fractions and radicals. What it means, is that in MthIO the calculator does exact calculations. Radicals in denominators are gotten rid of by rationalization, fractions are reduced to the same denominators before addition or subtraction. Fractions are reduced to simplest form.

In LineIO all results are displayed as decimal numbers.

If a result is exact (fractions and radicals) it can be changed to decimal form by pressing the S To D key, the one above the DEL key.

MthIO is the default IO mode. To set it, press SHIFT MODE and select 1:MthIO. To set LineIO as the IO mode, press SHIFT MODE and select 2:LineIO

In LineIO all results are displayed as decimal numbers.

If a result is exact (fractions and radicals) it can be changed to decimal form by pressing the S To D key, the one above the DEL key.

MthIO is the default IO mode. To set it, press SHIFT MODE and select 1:MthIO. To set LineIO as the IO mode, press SHIFT MODE and select 2:LineIO

Jan 20, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Here is what you do:

1) Press the Mode button.

2) Scroll down the list that appears until you find "Exact/Approx".

3) Change the setting for "Exact/Approx" to Exact.

4) Press enter to save the settings change.

You have three possible settings for "Exact/Approx":

1) Auto - The calculator will try to determine the best format.

2) Exact - The calculator will always give the answer in fraction form.

3) Approximate - The calculator will always give the answer in decimal form.

1) Press the Mode button.

2) Scroll down the list that appears until you find "Exact/Approx".

3) Change the setting for "Exact/Approx" to Exact.

4) Press enter to save the settings change.

You have three possible settings for "Exact/Approx":

1) Auto - The calculator will try to determine the best format.

2) Exact - The calculator will always give the answer in fraction form.

3) Approximate - The calculator will always give the answer in decimal form.

Nov 15, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

Hello,

Since you bent on deactivating the very features that make your calculator so versatile and so powerful, here it is.

Press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO] and you will see no more fractions, nor radicals etc. You asked for it.

Hope it helps.

Since you bent on deactivating the very features that make your calculator so versatile and so powerful, here it is.

Press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO] and you will see no more fractions, nor radicals etc. You asked for it.

Hope it helps.

Oct 18, 2009 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

To change from Fraction display to Decimal display on the Casio fx-300ES (and probably other calculators)

1) Press the "SHIFT" button

2) Press the "MODE/SETUP" button

3) Press the "2" button

This Changes it to LINEIO (Decimal)

Doing all of the above but pressing the "1" button instead of the "2" puts it back into MATHIO mode (Fraction)

Hope this Helps

(SHIFT)(MODE/SETUP)(2) to change to decimal

1) Press the "SHIFT" button

2) Press the "MODE/SETUP" button

3) Press the "2" button

This Changes it to LINEIO (Decimal)

Doing all of the above but pressing the "1" button instead of the "2" puts it back into MATHIO mode (Fraction)

Hope this Helps

(SHIFT)(MODE/SETUP)(2) to change to decimal

Nov 07, 2008 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

I think the F-D function only works one direction from fraction to
decimal. Decimal to fraction is a non trivial calculation that
can have multiple answers so doesn't lend itself to a calculator
feature.

Jan 04, 2008 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

You have to set how the calculator handles numbers. To do this follow these steps:
1. Press the 'MODE' button. This brings up the calculator's main settings page.
2. Scroll down until you reach a field titled 'Exact/Approx...'. This is the setting for how the calculator handles numbers, whether it will show the exact answer (which is usually in fraction format) or whether it will show an approximate number (which will be in decimal format).
3. Press the right arrow which will bring up the options for that setting. You must now choose between three ways of handling numbers:
-'1:AUTO' will determine which type of answer the calculator will give based on what numbers you want it to calculate (e.g. if you want an answer in decimal format just add a decimal somewhere in your problem).
-'2:EXACT' will automatically display all answers in either whole number format or in fraction format.
-'3:APPROXIMATE' will automatically display all answers in decimal format.
4. After you have selected one of those options pres enter one more time to get out of the 'MODE' dialogue and return to the 'HOME' screen. Now try a problem and see what happens.
Personally I like using 'AUTO' because then I don't have to keep returning to 'MODE' when I want either or.
Hope this helped, I had the same problem when I first started using the TI-89.

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