Display shows: 00. 00

when I calculate it rounds up/down

HELP! Need it for end of month office finances, payroll, etc....

Called help number, won't help, calculator older than person on phone.

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Re: my calculator has a funny format

Try pushing and releasing [f], then [4]. This will give you 4 decimal places. (It follows that if you want 5 decimal places, push 5 instead of 4, etc). If that doesn't work, you can try taking the batteries out and putting them back in which should reset it to 2 decimal places, then set it where you want it following the above.

If it continues to malfunction I suggest taking the batteries out for 24 hours to allow a static discharge. This will lose anything you stored in the calculator, setting it back to how it came from the factory.

Posted on Jan 30, 2008

If you mean it is not showing everything after the decimal point, you can change that by pressing the [f] key followed by the number of decimal places to display. For example, to restrict it to 2 places, press [f][2]. If you want to see 4 places, press [f][4].

To show all possible decimal places, use the sequence [f][9].

From the manual (http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00363319.pdf):

"To display a different number of decimal places, press f followed by a digit key (0 through 9) specifying the number of decimal places. In the following examples, notice how the displayed form of the number inside the calculator - 14.87456320 - is rounded to the specified number of digits."

"Although nine decimal places were

specified after f, only eight are

displayed since the display can

show a total of only 10 digits. "

The standard display format, plus the specified number of decimal places, remain in effect until you change them; they are not reset each time the calculator is turned on. However, if Continuous Memory is reset, when the calculator is next turned on numbers will be displayed in the standard display format with two decimal places

shown.

If a calculated answer is either too small or too large to be displayed in the standard display format, the display format automatically switches to scientific notation. The display returns to the standard display format for all numbers that can be displayed in that format.

http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00363319.pdf

To show all possible decimal places, use the sequence [f][9].

From the manual (http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00363319.pdf):

"To display a different number of decimal places, press f followed by a digit key (0 through 9) specifying the number of decimal places. In the following examples, notice how the displayed form of the number inside the calculator - 14.87456320 - is rounded to the specified number of digits."

"Although nine decimal places were

specified after f, only eight are

displayed since the display can

show a total of only 10 digits. "

The standard display format, plus the specified number of decimal places, remain in effect until you change them; they are not reset each time the calculator is turned on. However, if Continuous Memory is reset, when the calculator is next turned on numbers will be displayed in the standard display format with two decimal places

shown.

If a calculated answer is either too small or too large to be displayed in the standard display format, the display format automatically switches to scientific notation. The display returns to the standard display format for all numbers that can be displayed in that format.

http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00363319.pdf

Sep 12, 2014 | HP 12c Calculator

The 107,186.37 is what the future value would be if the interest per month is 0.58%, which is 6.96% per year. Try the following:

2nd [CLR TVM] 1 2 N 7 I/YR 1 0 0 0 0 0 PV CPT FV

As for rounding, you can change the calculator display to any number of digits (up to a limit, of course) by pressing 2nd [FORMAT] and then a number specifying the number of desired digits after the decimal point or 9 for floating decimal.

2nd [CLR TVM] 1 2 N 7 I/YR 1 0 0 0 0 0 PV CPT FV

As for rounding, you can change the calculator display to any number of digits (up to a limit, of course) by pressing 2nd [FORMAT] and then a number specifying the number of desired digits after the decimal point or 9 for floating decimal.

Mar 14, 2012 | Texas Instruments BA-II Plus Calculator

Press the APPS key, select the Finance app, and then TVM_Solver.

For N, enter 5 * 1 2 for 5 monthly payments.

For I%, enter 1 . 9 / 1 2 for the monthly interest rate.

For PV, enter 1 8 0 0 0 for the present value of the loan.

Make sure "END" is highlighted on the bottom line.

Move the cursor to the "PMT" line and press ALPHA ENTER to compute the monthly payment. You'll get a negative number since this represents something you pay out.

For N, enter 5 * 1 2 for 5 monthly payments.

For I%, enter 1 . 9 / 1 2 for the monthly interest rate.

For PV, enter 1 8 0 0 0 for the present value of the loan.

Make sure "END" is highlighted on the bottom line.

Move the cursor to the "PMT" line and press ALPHA ENTER to compute the monthly payment. You'll get a negative number since this represents something you pay out.

Apr 03, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Begin mode is obtained by pressing [g][7] and it should then show BEGIN in the bottom line of the display. End mode is obtained by pressing [g][8]. End mode does not not show an indicator in the display because it is the default mode, so if BEGIN isn't showing, then the calulator is in End mode.

Mar 18, 2011 | HP 12c Calculator

Press 2nd [FORMAT] 9. It will still round after nine decimal digits, but the the calculator can only show ten digits.

Nov 21, 2010 | Texas Instruments BA-II Plus Calculator

On the function switches, one is called the decimal point system (it has the numbers 0,2,4 & F for floating) The higher the number, the more digits are shown after the decimal point. You can download
the manual by using the following webpage:
http://consumer.usa.canon.com/cusa/office/products/hardware/calculators/printing_calculators/palm_printing/p23_dh_v?selectedName=Specifications#BrochuresAndManuals

Aug 10, 2010 | Canon P23-DH Calculator

It is configured to keep zero decimal digits. You must change the number of decimal digits you want displayed.
The following screen capture from the manual will show you how to select the display format SCI, NORM, RND and the number of decimal digits to keep.

Jun 29, 2010 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

The [MODE] key can be used to select the modes described below.

Important! The following is a general explanation of Scientific Calculator modes. Note that your calculator may not include all of the modes described here.

1) Calculation Modes

Before performing a calculation, you first need to select the appropriate calculation mode.

COMP: Basic arithmetric calculations

(arithmetic operations, trigonometric functions, etc.)

COMPLEX: Complex number calculations

SD: Single-variable statistical calculations

(sample standard deviation, etc.)

LR or REG: Paired-variable statistical calculations

(linear regression statistical calculations, etc.)

BASE or BASE-n: Binary, octal, decimal, hexadecimal number system calculations

MAT: Matrix calculations (determinants, etc.)

VCT: Vector calculations

EQU: nth degree equations, simultaneous equations

2) Display Settings

Use these settings to control how calculation results are displayed.

Note that changing the Fix and Sci settings does not affect internal calculation results.

Norm: Exponential display format and cancels the currently configured Fix and Sci settings.

Fix: Specifies a fixed number of digits to the right of the decimal place.

Sci: Specifies a fixed number of significant digits.

3) Angle Unit Setting

(90°=?/2 radians=100 grads)

Deg: Degrees

Rad: Radians

Gra: Grads

4) Engineering Mode

Use this mode when you want to input and perform calculations using engineering symbols.

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Important! The following is a general explanation of Scientific Calculator modes. Note that your calculator may not include all of the modes described here.

1) Calculation Modes

Before performing a calculation, you first need to select the appropriate calculation mode.

COMP: Basic arithmetric calculations

(arithmetic operations, trigonometric functions, etc.)

COMPLEX: Complex number calculations

SD: Single-variable statistical calculations

(sample standard deviation, etc.)

LR or REG: Paired-variable statistical calculations

(linear regression statistical calculations, etc.)

BASE or BASE-n: Binary, octal, decimal, hexadecimal number system calculations

MAT: Matrix calculations (determinants, etc.)

VCT: Vector calculations

EQU: nth degree equations, simultaneous equations

2) Display Settings

Use these settings to control how calculation results are displayed.

Note that changing the Fix and Sci settings does not affect internal calculation results.

Norm: Exponential display format and cancels the currently configured Fix and Sci settings.

Fix: Specifies a fixed number of digits to the right of the decimal place.

Sci: Specifies a fixed number of significant digits.

3) Angle Unit Setting

(90°=?/2 radians=100 grads)

Deg: Degrees

Rad: Radians

Gra: Grads

4) Engineering Mode

Use this mode when you want to input and perform calculations using engineering symbols.

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Sep 08, 2009 | Casio MS-80TV Scientific Calculator

Check this HP FAQ:

Setting a Fixed Decimal Place You can download the manual and user guides for your calculator from here:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=81575&lang=en&

For more information, Faqs & how-Tosgo the HP support homepage for your calculator:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=81575&

Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format

Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format

Setting a Fixed Decimal Place You can download the manual and user guides for your calculator from here:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=81575&lang=en&

For more information, Faqs & how-Tosgo the HP support homepage for your calculator:

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=81575&

Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format

- Press and release .
- Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places to be displayed to the right of the decimal point (0 through 9). The calculator displays a maximum of 10 digits.

Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format

- Press and release .
- Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places to be displayed to the right of the decimal point (0 through 9). The calculator displays a maximum of 10 digits.

Aug 24, 2009 | HP 12c Calculator

To change the date, enter the date in MM.DD.YY format, pressing the decimal key between the month and day (will show as a decimal on the display) and the day and year (will show as a dash on the display). Then, press the Time/Date key (the one that looks like a clock and a calendar). The new date will show on the display. Note that if the month is less than 10, you do need to press the 0 (zero) key for the first digit, even though it will not show on the display.
To change the time, enter the time in 24-hour HH.MM format, pressing the decimal key between the hour and minute. Then, press the Time/Date key. The new time will show on the display. Note that if the hour is less than 10, you do need to press the 0 (zero) key for the first digit, even though it will not show on the display.
Hope this helps! :)

Sep 02, 2008 | Sharp EL-1801P Calculator

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