I keep getting error: Domain error

whenever i try to do any base conversions

on my TI-89 titanium and I don't know why exactly

e.g. "1000>hex" (goto math and base and hex) then enter and it says i have a domain error

Ad

Not sure if TI-89 mode keys are the same, but here's the solution for that calculator:

1. Hit the mode key

2. Hit F3 to get tot Exact/Approx (might be different for 89T).

3. Set it to Exact.

4. Take a look at T-89 manual pages 327, 328, 329.

Nice of TI to NOT include that in the manual, huh?

Posted on Jan 26, 2008

Ad

The domain error occurs when you have it set to Approx. Set it to Exact or Auto and this should solve your problem.

Posted on Nov 02, 2008

Ad

I got the main problem..

google TI-89 manual.

It will be of 1001 pages..

go for page #689 (or search in appendix for Base conversion)

u will get it...!!!

Posted on Dec 14, 2008

Hi,

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).

click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

None of these solutions answer his question. When converting a fraction or any number with decimal places to Binary, the TI-89 gives "Error: Domain error." For example, entering .6875 [2ND][MATH][BASE][BIN] does not work. I haven't found a way to do it with built in functions. In order to do these types of conversions, I use the following method.

Convert: 0.6875 to Binary

- left of decimal is a 0, so write down a 0, then a decimal point: (0.)

- multiply .6875 x 2 = 1.375 left of decimal is 1, write a 1: (0.1)

- drop the 1 and multiply .375 x 2 = .75 left of decimal is 0. write a 0: (0.10)

- multiply .75 x 2 = 1.5 left of decimal is 1, write a 1: (0.101)

- drop the 1, multiple .5 x 2 = 1. left of decimal is 1, write a 1: (0.1011).

- since there is no more fraction, the final answer is (0.1011). Hope this helps.

Convert: 0.6875 to Binary

- left of decimal is a 0, so write down a 0, then a decimal point: (0.)

- multiply .6875 x 2 = 1.375 left of decimal is 1, write a 1: (0.1)

- drop the 1 and multiply .375 x 2 = .75 left of decimal is 0. write a 0: (0.10)

- multiply .75 x 2 = 1.5 left of decimal is 1, write a 1: (0.101)

- drop the 1, multiple .5 x 2 = 1. left of decimal is 1, write a 1: (0.1011).

- since there is no more fraction, the final answer is (0.1011). Hope this helps.

Jan 27, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

Press MODE 4 to enter the BASE-N mode. Press the BIN, OCT, DEC, or HEX button to specify the input number base, enter the number to be converted, then press the BIN, OCT, DEC, or HEX button to convert to that base. To enter the other hexadecimal digits, use the A, B, C, D, E, F buttons (the row of the keyboard beginning with the (-) key.

Mar 24, 2011 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

The TI-83 Plus does not have any built-in base conversion capabilities. However, you will find plenty of programs for doing so at http://www.ticalc.org

Nov 09, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Having gone over a month with no response, I assume this is no longer a problem.

Jun 26, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

This link should help you out...

http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_os_89titanium.html

http://education.ti.com/educationportal/sites/US/productDetail/us_os_89titanium.html

Apr 22, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

2nd and f6 or something...

make sure minimum and maximum values aren't mixed up!

make sure minimum and maximum values aren't mixed up!

Oct 21, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

I had the same problem, this worked for me:

Mode -> page 2 -> Exact/Approx change from "Exact" -> "Auto"

Mode -> page 2 -> Exact/Approx change from "Exact" -> "Auto"

May 12, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

An argument must be in a specified domain. For example, ans(100) is not valid because the argument for ans() must be in the range 1–99.

May 11, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

It's the "Exact/Approx" setting under the [MODE] key. I used to have it on "Exact" and got the domain error issue, but then changed it to "Auto" and it works. IMO, this is a really weird quirk that TI should have ironed out before releasing the TI-89.

Apr 02, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

May 21, 2014 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

Feb 17, 2014 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

11,775 people viewed this question

Usually answered in minutes!

i have same this problem than i run basic app

The same thing keeps hapening with my ti-89 titanium also. It happens trying to convert from any base to another: like decimal to binary.

Have the same Problem, Solution works on Ti 89 it's on Page 2

why is the syntax error coming...???

its not the exact thing,

the cursor stops after " >bin " is written

×