Question about Sharp El-501x Basic Scientific Calculator Green Bp Package Of 10

Hello, the title say everything. What is the key to reduce fractions, example: My fraction is 50/100, when I reduce the fraction become: 1/2. I really need to know how, because I have big fractions to reduce. Thanks and have a nice day

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The EL-501 doesn't display fractions. Some of Sharp's other calculators do, but not this one.

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### How to convert percent to fraction

1% = 1/100

So in order to convert percent to fraction, divide the percent by 100% and reduce the fraction.

For example 56% is equal to 56/100 with gcd=4 is equal to 14/25:

56% = 56/100 = 14/25

- Divide the percent by 100 to get decimal number.
- Count the number of digits (d) to the right of the decimal point of the decimal number.Example: 2.56 has 2 digits to the right of the decimal point, so d=2.
- Calculate the factor (f) for making the decimal number an integer:
*f*= 10*to power d*

Example:

*f*= 10 power 2 = 100

- Multiply and divide the decimal number x by the factor f:
*x***f*/*f*=*y*/*f*

Example:

2.56 * 100 / 100 = 256 / 100

- Find the greatest common divisor (gcd) of the fraction.
Example:

gcd(256,100) = 4

- Reduce the fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by the gcd value:
Example:

256 / 100 = (256/4) / (100/4) = 64/25

1% = 1/100

So in order to convert percent to fraction, divide the percent by 100% and reduce the fraction.

For example 56% is equal to 56/100 with gcd=4 is equal to 14/25:

56% = 56/100 = 14/25

Sep 07, 2014 | Office Equipment & Supplies

To input fraction on a TI83PLUS you enter a numerator, press the division key thaen the denominator. But before pressing the ENTER to execute the command, press the MATH button. In the new screen that displays, select the option 1:>Frac. At this point your comiand line has [numerator] [/] [denominator] [>Frac]. Press ENTER to valodate. The fraction entered will be kept in fraction format but reduced to its simplest terms.

If you have a TI84Plus, then the newer OS (2.43MP ) handle fractions much better than OS 1.19 of the TI83Plus.

If you have a TI84Plus, then the newer OS (2.43MP ) handle fractions much better than OS 1.19 of the TI83Plus.

Jan 19, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Enter any fraction as a division problem and your TI 83 will evaluate it as a fraction.

For instance, 3/4 = three fourths.

For instance, 3/4 = three fourths.

Nov 13, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Hello,

You get access the command by pressing [MATH][1: |->Frac].

If you want enter a fraction and keep it as a fraction (albeit a reduced one)

key in the number then the sequence [MATH][1: |->Frac]., then [ENTER].

Practice : 27/48 [MATH][1: |->Frac] [=] gives the reduced form 9/16.

While this fraction is still in [ANS] memory, you can press [MATH][2: |->Dec] [=] to get the decimal value 0.5625

Hope it helps.

You get access the command by pressing [MATH][1: |->Frac].

If you want enter a fraction and keep it as a fraction (albeit a reduced one)

key in the number then the sequence [MATH][1: |->Frac]., then [ENTER].

Practice : 27/48 [MATH][1: |->Frac] [=] gives the reduced form 9/16.

While this fraction is still in [ANS] memory, you can press [MATH][2: |->Dec] [=] to get the decimal value 0.5625

Hope it helps.

Nov 01, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hello,

Ther e is no dedicated key to do that but ther is a command ToFrac noted as ->Frac. To access it use [MATH[1:->Frac].

Two ways of using the command.

1. You want to reduce a fraction to its simplest expression

27/48 [MATH][1:->Frac] [ENTER] gives the reduced fraction 9/16

2 You do not want your results converted to decimal numbers

(27/48) [x] (5/7) [MATH][1:->Frac][ENTER] multiplies the two fractions and gives a fraction as a result. 45/112

3. Your result is in decimal form and you want to cast it into a fraction. The conversion will be exact only for certain numbers. Results kept in fraction forms are more accurate than those represented as decimals.

Hope it answers your question.

Ther e is no dedicated key to do that but ther is a command ToFrac noted as ->Frac. To access it use [MATH[1:->Frac].

Two ways of using the command.

1. You want to reduce a fraction to its simplest expression

27/48 [MATH][1:->Frac] [ENTER] gives the reduced fraction 9/16

2 You do not want your results converted to decimal numbers

(27/48) [x] (5/7) [MATH][1:->Frac][ENTER] multiplies the two fractions and gives a fraction as a result. 45/112

3. Your result is in decimal form and you want to cast it into a fraction. The conversion will be exact only for certain numbers. Results kept in fraction forms are more accurate than those represented as decimals.

Hope it answers your question.

Oct 10, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hello,

Yes it can do fractions although it does not have a specific key.

If you want to enter a fraction and keep it in fraction form, though reduced to its simplest expression use [MATH][1:->Frac] [ENTER]

Exemple:

27/48 [MATH][1:->Frac][ENTER] displays the reduced form 9/16.

To convert a decimal number into a fraction (with the inherent loss of precision) press [MAT][1:->Frac][ENTER]

Use [MAT][2:->Dec] to convert to decimal, but this is done by default.

Hope it helps.

Yes it can do fractions although it does not have a specific key.

If you want to enter a fraction and keep it in fraction form, though reduced to its simplest expression use [MATH][1:->Frac] [ENTER]

Exemple:

27/48 [MATH][1:->Frac][ENTER] displays the reduced form 9/16.

To convert a decimal number into a fraction (with the inherent loss of precision) press [MAT][1:->Frac][ENTER]

Use [MAT][2:->Dec] to convert to decimal, but this is done by default.

Hope it helps.

Oct 05, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Hello,

If you call a simple addition a problem it is no wonder that everything seems so difficult.

When you calculate the** sum **6.11 +6.11 , the calculator gives you a fraction reduced to it simplest terms, **611/50**. The result is correct, but it happens that you want it
expressed as a decimal rather than a fraction. To fix that all you have
to do is to press the button **[S<->D] ** above the red [DEL] key. It allows you to toggle the display format between fraction and decimal.

611/50 [S<->D] changes display to 12.22 and if you press the key again you go back to fraction

12.22 [S<->D] 611/50

Similarly, if you enter square root of 2 and it displays as a radical, you convert it to a decimal by pressing the key [S<->D].

The fraction and radical formats allow you to do exact claculations. But if you do not want to hear about that you can just press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO] : Your calculator will do things the old way, but you will lose some important functionalities.

My suggestion is to set the default mode [MathIO] by pressing [SHIFT][MODE][MathIO] and to press the [S<->D] key to convert to decimal.

Hope it helps.

If you call a simple addition a problem it is no wonder that everything seems so difficult.

When you calculate the

611/50 [S<->D] changes display to 12.22 and if you press the key again you go back to fraction

12.22 [S<->D] 611/50

Similarly, if you enter square root of 2 and it displays as a radical, you convert it to a decimal by pressing the key [S<->D].

The fraction and radical formats allow you to do exact claculations. But if you do not want to hear about that you can just press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO] : Your calculator will do things the old way, but you will lose some important functionalities.

My suggestion is to set the default mode [MathIO] by pressing [SHIFT][MODE][MathIO] and to press the [S<->D] key to convert to decimal.

Hope it helps.

Sep 30, 2009 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

Hello,

Press [MATH][1:ToFrac] to convert an aswer to fraction.

If you enter 18.52[ToFrac] [ENTER gives 463/25

[MATH][2:ToDEC] converts a fraction to a decimal number.

Hope it helps.

Press [MATH][1:ToFrac] to convert an aswer to fraction.

If you enter 18.52[ToFrac] [ENTER gives 463/25

[MATH][2:ToDEC] converts a fraction to a decimal number.

Hope it helps.

Sep 22, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Enter the fraction for example: enter 8/12.

The answer will be .666666

Then click Math (which is located under the Alpha button).

Click the ->Frac button (the first one).

It should come up as Ans->Frac.

Click Enter.

It should now read 2/3 which is 8/12 reduced.

Note: I have a TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, and the TI-84 Plus might not have this function, but that is how I do it on my TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

The answer will be .666666

Then click Math (which is located under the Alpha button).

Click the ->Frac button (the first one).

It should come up as Ans->Frac.

Click Enter.

It should now read 2/3 which is 8/12 reduced.

Note: I have a TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, and the TI-84 Plus might not have this function, but that is how I do it on my TI-84 Plus Silver Edition

Nov 08, 2008 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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