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Figures all in scientific notation

Whenever I type data into the calculator it changes from its original format to a smaller figure times 10 to the power of something.

eg. 12 becomes 1.2E1

please help!

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Press the "MODE" key and select the desired display mode.

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By moving the decimal mark from its original place after the second zero to its new place after the 4, you have divided the number by 10000 (one zero for each position change). To recover the original number you must multiply 4.57 by 10000. This is compacted as *10^4.
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Scientific notation is a number format that has the following structure (d stands for digit)
one digit decimal mark several other digits [times] 10 raised to power of exponent
d [decimal mark] dddddd...[x] 10^ (-) dd

Here are two examples the last two results. The number of digits after the decimal mark is select by the user depending on the number of significant digits in the data. The exponent can be positive or negative.
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In you case, to enter x10^ you press the [EE] key (no 10 is entered) the sign of the exponent and the value of exponent.

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HELP, I can't seem to figure out scientific notations with my Texas Instrument TI-30XA. I've searched for hours on the web. Here's the problem: 7.82 x 10^10 / 63.55 = 1.23 x 10^9. But when I input 7.82 x...


Hello,
The error comes from the lack of understanding of the meaning of the notation used by the calculator manufacturers.
The [EE] is a "shorthand" notation for times 10 to the power of .
To convince you of it try entering

1[EE]0 [=] this is 1*10^0=1*1=1
1[EE]1 [=] this is 1*10^1=1*10=10
1[EE]2 [=] this is 1*10^2=1*100=100


When you enter 7.82x10[EE]10
you are calculating
7.82*10*1*10^10=7.82x10^11.

Hope it helps.

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Hello,
Press [SHIFT][MODE][6:Fix] and press a numbetr between (0--9). The number you select will be the number of decimal places your results have. However if a result is smaller than 0.001 it will be in scientific notation.

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Comments: Oct 10, 2009 - Your question is not clear. What is regular math equation? When you talk about scientific and engineering notation, the reader assumes you have a problem with these and shows you how to recover the "regular" display format , the "normal" format.
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Check this HP FAQ:
Setting a Fixed Decimal Place You can download the manual and user guides for your calculator from here:
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For more information, Faqs & how-Tosgo the HP support homepage for your calculator:
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  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 c01774994.jpg 14.8746 c01774995.jpg 14.9 c01774996.jpg 15 c01774997.jpg 14.87456320 Instructions for scientific notation Use scientific notation for very large or very small numbers. Type in the mantissa. After pressing, c01774998.jpg the next numbers keyed in are exponents of 10. Press c01774569.jpg . If during an operation a result has more than 10 digits, the calculator automatically displays the number in scientific notation
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  1. Press and release c01774993.jpg .
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Inputing Scientific Numbers


If you mean using the "EE" key it's straightforward.

To enter scientific numbers, enter the number, then press EE, then the exponent value. The TI-30XA will stay in scientific display until you "clear" or turn it off. It will also switch to scientific notation if you multiply big numbers that exceed the display.

E.g. Input 3, EE, 10, X, 3, EE, 10, =, gives you the answer 9 times 10 to the power 20. Press the "square root" key and you will get back 3 times 10 to the power 10.

You can mix entries too, e.g. 3, EE, 10, X, 2, =, gives you 6 times 10 the power 10....

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