Decimals are measurements in tenths, hundreds or thousandths. The first number after the decimal point is tenths, followed by hundreths etc.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Meaning what, exactly?

If you want a decimal representation of an exact number, press the SD key to switch from exact to approximate (decimal). If you want to expand a decimal number in powers of 10, separate all the digits, multiply every digit by a power of 10 with exponent equal to its position as counted from the decimal mark -1. To the left of the decimal mark, the exponent is positive. To the right of the decimal mark, the exponent is negative. Sum everything

Example

345.678 =3*10^(3-1)+4*10^(2-1)+5*10^(1-1)+6*10(-1)+7*10^(-2)+8*10^(-3)

If you want a decimal representation of an exact number, press the SD key to switch from exact to approximate (decimal). If you want to expand a decimal number in powers of 10, separate all the digits, multiply every digit by a power of 10 with exponent equal to its position as counted from the decimal mark -1. To the left of the decimal mark, the exponent is positive. To the right of the decimal mark, the exponent is negative. Sum everything

Example

345.678 =3*10^(3-1)+4*10^(2-1)+5*10^(1-1)+6*10(-1)+7*10^(-2)+8*10^(-3)

Jul 21, 2015 | Casio Office Equipment & Supplies

The decimal mark may be wrong. In the US and Canada the decimal mark is the point. In some European countries (notably FRANCE) the decimal mark is the comma.

Dec 11, 2012 | Office Equipment & Supplies

To force the calculator to display a result as a decimal number, try putting a decimal mark at the end of a numerator or denominator. If you are using radicals, put a decimal point at the end. Example: enter square root of 2 as SQRT(2.). Notice the decimal mark at the end of 2.

Jun 13, 2012 | Texas Instruments Ti-30Xs Multiview...

Decimal is the base-10 notational system for representing real numbers. The expression of a number using the decimal
system is called its decimal expansion,
examples of which include 1, 13, 2028, 12.1, and 3.14159.

Each of the arabic numerals 0 to 9 is called a decimal digit, and the period placed to the right of the units place in a decimal number is called
the decimal point (or, in the
case that a comma is instead used for this purpose, the decimal comma).

The **decimal** is a way of managing numbers that has ten as a starting point, or base. It is sometimes called the **base ten** or **denary**
numeral system. The word "decimal" is also used instead of the word
"period" to point out the dot that is sometimes used separates the
positions of the numbers in this system. Almost everyone uses this nowadays and prefers the convenience of it probably because it shows up most often in calculations in nature and has "one" as another starting point for the system. The number one is usually the easiest to work with in calculations.

You may go to the link below for decimal tutorial:

http://www.algebra1help.com/flash/noflash/3.html

Jun 16, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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

Decimal to fraction:
Type in your decimal (i.e. .5)
Then press [MATH] > press [ENTER] on [>FRAC]
Then press [ENTER] again
Example:
.5>Frac
1/2
For a fraction to decimal:
Simply type in the fraction and press [ENTER]
Example:
1/3
.33333333333
(*Note that the decimal value is truncated to fit the screen)

Hope that helps! Have fun calculating!

Hope that helps! Have fun calculating!

May 03, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

To force a fraction to be displayed as a decimal number put a decimal mark at the end of the numerator OR the denominator. Fraction/decimal result is always decimal.

Nov 12, 2009 | Casio FX-260 Calculator

Hello,

To make sure that results are always in decimal format, put a decimal mark (point) at the end of one integer.

ex:**1./2 or 1/2. **or** 1./2.** display as 0.5, so does **1. + 1/2**

To convert from decimal to fraction and from fraction to decimal press**a b/c**

To convert from proper to improper fractions use**[SHIFT][d/c] **

Hope it helps.

To make sure that results are always in decimal format, put a decimal mark (point) at the end of one integer.

ex:

To convert from decimal to fraction and from fraction to decimal press

To convert from proper to improper fractions use

Hope it helps.

Oct 04, 2009 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

From HP12c FAQ:

This document describes how to change the display of the decimal point on the HP 12C Calculator from a comma back to a decimal point.**Instructions**

**Explanation**
The comma is the European equivalent of the decimal point.
*

For more information about your machine (data sheets, learning modules, manuals, FAQs, etc), check this link:

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/sm/WF05a/215348-215348-64232-20036-215349-33525.html

This document describes how to change the display of the decimal point on the HP 12C Calculator from a comma back to a decimal point.

- Turn off the calculator.
- Hold down the decimal point.
- Continue to hold the decimal point key, while turning on the calculator.

For more information about your machine (data sheets, learning modules, manuals, FAQs, etc), check this link:

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/us/en/sm/WF05a/215348-215348-64232-20036-215349-33525.html

Aug 08, 2009 | HP 12c Calculator

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

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