Question about Casio fx-300ES Calculator

Hello,

If you call a simple addition a problem it is no wonder that everything seems so difficult.

When you calculate the** sum **6.11 +6.11 , the calculator gives you a fraction reduced to it simplest terms, **611/50**. The result is correct, but it happens that you want it
expressed as a decimal rather than a fraction. To fix that all you have
to do is to press the button **[S<->D] ** above the red [DEL] key. It allows you to toggle the display format between fraction and decimal.

611/50 [S<->D] changes display to 12.22 and if you press the key again you go back to fraction

12.22 [S<->D] 611/50

Similarly,
if you enter square root of 2 and it displays as a radical, you convert
it to a decimal by pressing the key [S<->D].

The fraction
and radical formats allow you to do exact claculations. But if you do
not want to hear about that you can just press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO]
: Your calculator will do things the old way, but you will lose some
important functionalities.

My suggestion is to set the default mode
[MathIO] by pressing [SHIFT][MODE][MathIO] and to press the
[S<->D] key to convert to decimal.

Hope it helps.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Calculation results will be displayed using

fractions, r, and ?. When you press CHANGE, the display will cycle

through the following display styles:

• Mixed fractions (with or without ?) ? improper fractions (with

or without ?) ? decimal numbers

• Proper fractions (with or without ?) ? decimal numbers.

fractions, r, and ?. When you press CHANGE, the display will cycle

through the following display styles:

• Mixed fractions (with or without ?) ? improper fractions (with

or without ?) ? decimal numbers

• Proper fractions (with or without ?) ? decimal numbers.

Feb 03, 2011 | Sharp ELW535 Calculator

The TI-83 can only convert a small range of numbers to a fraction. To try so, use the >Frac function on the MATH menu. Press MATH 1 to invoke it.

Oct 25, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

To convert a single result from fraction to decimal, press SD. To have all results come out in decimal, press SHIFT MODE 2 to select LineIO mode.

Sep 26, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

If the result is already calculated and displayed, press the
[S<=>D] key It will convert a fraction or radical to decimal. This
is always possible. If the result is decimal it may be converted to a
fraction or a radical (Not always possible).

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Output mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Output mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

Jun 16, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Loook for a key marked F<>D and press it to toggle between fraction and decimal displays.

Jun 09, 2010 | Casio FX-55 Calculator

- If a fraction (or a radical) is already displayed press the [S<=>D] key to convert it into a decimal number.
- If you are entering an expression and want its result displayed as a decimal number, press the [SHIFT][=] key sequence instead of just [=].
- More permanent solution: If you do not want fractions nor radicals, configure the Input/Output to be LineIO. To do that, press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) then select the option [2:LineIO]

Jun 01, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

you can also go press the 'mode' button, and go down until you're at 'Exact/Approx' and choose '3: Approximate'

Sep 10, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

follow the following sequence of steps

mode>exact/approx and then select approx

mode>exact/approx and then select approx

Jun 05, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

When performing the calculations, put the fractions in parentheses. Then once you get your answer, press 2nd and Math (above the times button). Then press F5, MORE, and F1. It will have Ans Frac>. Then hit Enter and it'll change it to a fraction.

Feb 03, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-86 Calculator

Go into MODE to the second page. In Exact/Approximate, change it to Approx instead of Auto or Exact. This will give you decimals instead of fractions.

Nov 17, 2007 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

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