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Press Mode, use cursor to find the Exponential format and select engineering.

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Does the E code look like 10.8372487489E12?

If so, the calculator is either set to scientific notation mode OR the result was an answer that was too big to display on the calculator, so it converted it to scientific notation. To convert from scientific notation back to regular notation, move the decimal to the right by the number of times after the E. In this case, the number after the E is 12, so we have to move the decimal to the right 12 times. In this case, I get the final answer as 10 837 248 748 900.

Good luck.

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How do you wright 567,346 in exponential form?

You can write it in different manners. But there are two special ways scientific notation and engineering notation.
Scientific Notation (d stands for digit, any digit), D is any digit except 0
D.dddd....d*10^(exponent) . The first digit, before the decimal mark is 1,2,3,4,5,6, 7,8 or 9
You case
Engineering notation
The exponent must be a multiple (positive or negative of 3)
Your case
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All calculator use scientific notation if the result is too small or too large. Some, like the Casio FX9750G II, offer you two Normal displays, Norm1 and Norm2 that have different limits when numbers are converted to scientific notations.
Here is how to set one or the other.
In Run>Mat press SHIFT MODE (Setup). Scroll down or up to reach the display line. Press F3 to select Norm1 or Norm2.


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How to I stop my sharp EL-531X calculator from rounding when converting from decimal to scientific notation?

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.
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Casio fx-115ms OR ANY scientific calculator

Engineering notation ALWAYS puts the exponent as a multiple of three (kilo, mega, giga, etc). If you want the exponent as it is, use scientific notation. You can put the fx-115EX into scientific notation by pressing SHIFT MODE 7 and then entering the number of digits you want after the radix mark. Unfortunately there is no way to have the calculator adjust both the mantissa and exponent by anything other than three.

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This is indicating that the calculator is set to a fixed decimal notation. You can change the notation to scientific or engineering, but in those cases you'll see either "SCI" or "ENG" on the display in place of the "FIX".

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I want to remove the word fix from the top of the calculator

You've got the display set to fixed decimal notation. To change it, press SHIFT MODE 7 to switch to a scientific notation or SHIFT MODE 8 and then 1 or 2 to switch to one of the norm display modes.

norm1 switches to scientific notation if the magnitude of the number is less than 0.01 .
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My calculator is stuck on the scientific setting. How do I change it back to normal setting?

Press SHIFT MODE. You can select either 6 for Fixed-decimal notation or 8 for Normal notation.

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Unfortunately, you don't. For numbers whose magnitudes differ too greatly from 1, the calculator automatically switches to scientific (or engineering) notation. You can press MODE and change the display settings, but there is no setting that will force the calculator to show this number without an exponent.

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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.

Hope it helps.

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