Question about Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

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The EL-738 doesn't have a fraction mode like some of Sharp's other calculators.

Posted on Jun 08, 2013

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: user's manual Sharp EL-531WH

You can download the manual from the link below: http://esupport.sharp.at/html/om/index.php?StartRec=50&ListLimit=10&Lang=%&TemplateLang=en&ProdLine=30&SortOrder=DESC&OrderBy=Title&SearchString=

Posted on Aug 10, 2007

SOURCE: I need to change the time on my Sharp EL-1750PIII calculator

You can access the .pdf manual for your particular calculator here:

http://www.sharpusa.com/files/cal_man_EL1750PIII.pdf

Page 1 for how to set date/time:

“RATE SET”: To set the date, time, and tax rate, set this switch at the “RATE SET” position.**
Date:**
• Enter in the order of month, day and year, then press to complete the entry.

• Use to separate month, day, and year.

• When is pressed, the number entered is evaluated and displayed as “date” if the

value is within the following range; “Error” is displayed otherwise, and the previously set

date is restored.

Month: 1 - 12; day: 1 - 31; Year: 2000 - 2099 (in 4 digits) or 00 - 99 (in 2 digits)

(There is no entry available for the seconds value. The clock starts at zero second.)

• If the hour/minute digit is less than 10, it is not necessary to enter the first digit “0”.

• Use to separate hour and minute values.

• When is pressed, the number entered is evaluated and displayed as “time” if the

value is within the following range; “Error” is displayed otherwise, and the previously set

time is restored.

Hour: 0 - 23 (24-hour system for the hour entry), Minute: 0 - 59

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

SOURCE: need a manual for the sharp EL-5103S calculator

http://www.sharpusa.com/products/support/view_all_models/0,2326,32,00.html

I don't see that model listed...are you positive on exact model number?

Posted on Sep 05, 2009

SOURCE: Need help finding the CPT Button on the Sharp EL 738

CPT does stand for COMPUTE, on other calculators this is the COMP button, same thing, different name.

Posted on Apr 15, 2010

SOURCE: How do you raise to a power on a Sharp el-738 business calculato?

I don't know about this specific calculator, but there is probably a button on your calculator that has a "y" with an "x" as a superscript (exponent). Or is could be reversed. But you wanted 2^8, you would push the 2 first, then the exponent button, then the 8, and there's your answer.

Good luck.

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

Hi there,

Unfortunately the EL738 does not have the ability to convert decimals to fractions

Unfortunately the EL738 does not have the ability to convert decimals to fractions

Feb 10, 2014 | Sharp EL-738 Financial Calculator

If you are talking about the multiplication sign, look for a key marked with a cross. It should be in the same column as the other operations, between the subtraction (-) and the division keys.

Sep 29, 2013 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

To get a square root sign on the SHARP calculator press 2nd F 3 (you will see in orange the square root above the 3) then type in the number you would like to find the square root and press equals

Mar 31, 2013 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

On the calculator press 2nd F 3 to get the square root sign, then type in the number you would like to find the square root of and press equals.

Mar 31, 2013 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

(1/10)^2=0.01

To calculate the inverse just invert the fraction 1/10 becomes 10 and you calculate 10^2=100 =1/0.01.

On the Sharps, look for a key marked 1/x or x^-1. If the marking is on the key you just press it while the number whose reciprocal you want is displayed. If the marking is on the face of the calculator you will have to press 2nd F before the key.

To calculate the inverse just invert the fraction 1/10 becomes 10 and you calculate 10^2=100 =1/0.01.

On the Sharps, look for a key marked 1/x or x^-1. If the marking is on the key you just press it while the number whose reciprocal you want is displayed. If the marking is on the face of the calculator you will have to press 2nd F before the key.

Mar 01, 2013 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

It's marked "y-superscript-x" and is the shifted function of the DEPR key.

Oct 25, 2012 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

To calculate this you press ALPHA (the green key) and 5 or 6 depending on if you want sample variance (ALPHA 5) and for population variance (ALPHA 6).

Jul 17, 2012 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

Use parenthesis.

1.06 [2nd] [ DEPR ] [ ( ] 1 [ / ] 4 [ ) ] [ - ] 1

2nd [ DEPR ] should be x^y or the exponentiation function.

1.06 [2nd] [ DEPR ] [ ( ] 1 [ / ] 4 [ ) ] [ - ] 1

2nd [ DEPR ] should be x^y or the exponentiation function.

Mar 02, 2011 | Sharp EL738C Scientific Calculator

The EL-738 doesn't have a fraction mode like some other Sharp calculators.

Feb 02, 2011 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

The EL-738 doesn't have a fraction mode like some other Sharp calculators.

Jan 17, 2011 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

Dec 04, 2013 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

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