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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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You round a number with several decimal places to a number with fewer decimal places.

1.14 rounded to 1 decimal place 1.1

What you are asking for can be done by putting a zero after 4 and write 1.140, BUT that is not rounding. In fact you can put as many zeros after 4 as you want.

1.14 rounded to 1 decimal place 1.1

What you are asking for can be done by putting a zero after 4 and write 1.140, BUT that is not rounding. In fact you can put as many zeros after 4 as you want.

Feb 24, 2014 | Mathsoft Computers & Internet

Press f then a digit representing the number of decimal places you want after the decimal point.

Jan 01, 2014 | HP 12c Calculator

The selector you are asking about is the "decimal selector". The result displayed/printed, will be in a format according to the position that you have selected as follows:

f = floating (the result will be in the number of decimal places that were entered on the keyboard

4= fixed 4 decimal places (x.0000)

3= fixed 3 decimal places (x.000)

2= fixed 2 decimal places (x.00)

0= fixed 0 decimal places (x)

add 2= (add mode*,fixed 2 places) ($.00)

Note* "ad mode" automatically enters the decimal place when entering the number on the keyboard. If you enter "123", the displayed ammount will be "1.23". If you enter "1", the display will read ".01". This is a useful setting when adding a list of numbers in a dollars/cents format, however, be careful, if entering a whole dollar ammount "three dollars" be sure to enter the decimal point, or enter the number as "300". If you don't, the result will be ".03", instead of the 3 dollars you intended.

f = floating (the result will be in the number of decimal places that were entered on the keyboard

4= fixed 4 decimal places (x.0000)

3= fixed 3 decimal places (x.000)

2= fixed 2 decimal places (x.00)

0= fixed 0 decimal places (x)

add 2= (add mode*,fixed 2 places) ($.00)

Note* "ad mode" automatically enters the decimal place when entering the number on the keyboard. If you enter "123", the displayed ammount will be "1.23". If you enter "1", the display will read ".01". This is a useful setting when adding a list of numbers in a dollars/cents format, however, be careful, if entering a whole dollar ammount "three dollars" be sure to enter the decimal point, or enter the number as "300". If you don't, the result will be ".03", instead of the 3 dollars you intended.

May 20, 2011 | Royal 29307U Calculator

CUT: Values are cut off to the number of decimal places speicified by the current Decimal Place Selector setting

UP: Values are rounded up to the number of decimal places speicified by the current Decimal Place Selector setting

5/4: Values are rounded off (0,1,2,3,4 are cut off; 5,6,7,8,9 are rounded up) to the number of decimal places speicified by the current Decimal Place Selector setting

UP: Values are rounded up to the number of decimal places speicified by the current Decimal Place Selector setting

5/4: Values are rounded off (0,1,2,3,4 are cut off; 5,6,7,8,9 are rounded up) to the number of decimal places speicified by the current Decimal Place Selector setting

May 04, 2011 | Corporate Express CEB95005 Calculator

Above the feed button is an area for controlling the decimal placement. By leaving the slider on +, you have to manually put the decimal in.

0 - Means no decimal will be placed.

1 - Put it one place to the end. Ex: 4132.5

2 - Will make it read 413.25

3 - Will be 41.325

And so on.

0 - Means no decimal will be placed.

1 - Put it one place to the end. Ex: 4132.5

2 - Will make it read 413.25

3 - Will be 41.325

And so on.

Jun 24, 2010 | Canon P170-DH Calculator

Press 2ndF TAB and then a digit specifying the number of digits you want after the decimal point.

May 23, 2010 | Sharp EL-501WBBL Calculator

Your BA II PLUS stores numeric values internally to an accuracy of 13 digits. However, the numbers it displays depends on the number of decimal places to which you have it set (choice of 0–9 or floating decimal). To set the number of decimal places displayed to three: hit [2ND][FORMAT][5][ENTER]This setting also continues indefinitely (even though the calculator is turned off and on) until it is changed.

Apr 24, 2009 | Texas Instruments BA-II Plus Calculator

I found this solution on the HP website. Turn it on, and do what it says. Then turn it off and back on again, and the extra decimal places should show.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?dlc=en&lc=en&cc=us&docname=bpia5183

- Press and release the gold PREFIX key (f).
- Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places (0 through 9).

Mar 25, 2009 | HP 12c Calculator

2ND [FIX] 4

Jan 14, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Feb 26, 2015 | HP 12c Calculator

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