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How do I enter ln55-1 divided by 2? The answer is 1.5 however I'm coming up with 1.99

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Be careful with the order of operations. Try (ln(55)-1)/2You can never have to many parenthesis. remberr PEMDAS ln is an exponent so you want to put it inside parenthesis in oder to follow the Order of operations.

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If you want to have the results displayed as decimal numbers,
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You can also configure your calculator to display all numerical results in decimal format. To do that press [MODE][F2]. Use the down arrow to select the ligne Exact/Approx, then use the right arrow to unfold the menu options 1:Auto
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(2) When you want your answer in decimal form, but don't want to break it down to two steps.... Press [your argument here] [green diamond button] [enter]

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