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SOURCE: Sharp ELSIMATE EL-240SA - how do you stop this

From the manual:**SETTING THE NUMBER OF DECIMAL DIGITS**

Numbers of decimal digits of calculation results can be specified by pressing [C-CE] twice, then press [C-CE]and [M+] simultaneously.

The decimal digit assignment will appear as “F” (for “floating point”), “2” or “0” on the LCD. (The default is “F”.)

Press and hold [C-CE] and [M+] until the symbol changes.

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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F is for floating decimal. If you do a calculation, it will present the results without rounding. For example, 1/2 would be displayed as 0.5, whereas 1/8 would be displayed as 0.125.

The 5/4 rounds the results. For example, if the number of decimals is set to 0, 1/2 is 1. Similarly, if the number of decimals is set to 2, 1/8 is 1.3.

Good luck,

Paul

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The 5/4 rounds the results. For example, if the number of decimals is set to 0, 1/2 is 1. Similarly, if the number of decimals is set to 2, 1/8 is 1.3.

Good luck,

Paul

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May 21, 2016 | Sharp EL-1701C Calculator

Up Arrow: Answer is rounded up

5/4 key: Answer is rounded off

Down arrow: Answer is rounded down

The decimal will float if the calculation is multiplication or division

If the decimal selector is set to F then the answer is always rounded down

5/4 key: Answer is rounded off

Down arrow: Answer is rounded down

The decimal will float if the calculation is multiplication or division

If the decimal selector is set to F then the answer is always rounded down

Aug 26, 2014 | Sharp EL-1197PIII Calculator 12-Digit...

You need to select the number of decimal places you would like, or if you would like the calculator to behave as normal. Press SET UP and select FSE (press 1) . You now have 5 options.

0: FIX means you can choose a fixed number of decimal places for every calculation.

1: SCI means scientific notation and choose the number of significant values you would like to deal with.

2: ENG means engineering and the power goes up in multiples of 3.

3: NORM1 and 4: NORM2 are the usual or normal settings on the calculator. Most school calculations will use NORM1 mode.

0: FIX means you can choose a fixed number of decimal places for every calculation.

1: SCI means scientific notation and choose the number of significant values you would like to deal with.

2: ENG means engineering and the power goes up in multiples of 3.

3: NORM1 and 4: NORM2 are the usual or normal settings on the calculator. Most school calculations will use NORM1 mode.

Aug 28, 2012 | Sharp El-531x Scientific Calculator Green...

Hold (C.CE) then whilst holding it press (M+) for approximately a second and it will move one place along in the three settings (F, 2 and 0) F shows full decimals, 2 shows 2 decimal places and 0 as yours is set to now round to the nearest whole number. I have just been sat at my desk trying to work this out as my calculator was too set to '0'. Took me reading the 'DEC DET' text with lines pointing at 'M+' and 'C.CE' to finally crack it!

Hope this helps.

Hope this helps.

Apr 04, 2011 | Sharp ELM332BBL Calculator

Press SETUP 0 0 then select the desired number of digits to the right of the decimal point.

Aug 12, 2010 | Office Equipment & Supplies

• Press [2nd] [MODE] and scroll to FLOAT.

• Press the right arrow key until the number of decimal places needed is highlighted.

• Press the [ENTER] key.

For 2 decimal places, 2 should be highlighted. All answers will then be rounded to 2 decimal places.

• Press [2nd] [QUIT] to return to the home screen.

• Press the right arrow key until the number of decimal places needed is highlighted.

• Press the [ENTER] key.

For 2 decimal places, 2 should be highlighted. All answers will then be rounded to 2 decimal places.

• Press [2nd] [QUIT] to return to the home screen.

Mar 17, 2010 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

From the manual:

**SETTING THE NUMBER OF DECIMAL DIGITS**

Numbers of decimal digits of calculation results can be specified by pressing [C-CE] twice, then press [C-CE]and [M+] simultaneously.

The decimal digit assignment will appear as “F” (for “floating point”), “2” or “0” on the LCD. (The default is “F”.)

Press and hold [C-CE] and [M+] until the symbol changes.

Numbers of decimal digits of calculation results can be specified by pressing [C-CE] twice, then press [C-CE]and [M+] simultaneously.

The decimal digit assignment will appear as “F” (for “floating point”), “2” or “0” on the LCD. (The default is “F”.)

Press and hold [C-CE] and [M+] until the symbol changes.

Jul 06, 2009 | Sharp Office Equipment & Supplies

Press SETUP 0 0 4. See page 8 of the manual at http://files.sharpusa.com/Downloads/ForHome/HomeOffice/Calculators/Manuals/cal_man_EL738.pdf

Jun 03, 2009 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

Set up > TAB > then select how many numbers you want after the decimal place.

Nov 11, 2008 | Sharp EL-531VB Calculator

remove battery and return it back this make reset-decimal places can be adjust with decimal switch.

Dec 21, 2007 | Sharp EL-240SB Calculator

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