Question about Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

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To convert a single result from fraction to decimal, press Diamond followed by ENTER.

To make the calculator do everything in decimal instead of fraction, press MODE, then F2. Scroll down to "Exact/Approx", then press right-arrow. Change the setting from EXACT to one of the others.

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Changing result display from fractions to decimals

Struggled with this and found answer on about page 19 of the instructions on the Internet. Answer also appear on paper instructions under: "Displaying Calculation Results...etc just under "Note" Trick is you must have calculator in "LineIO" mode For setting MODE see "Calculation Modes & cal. Setup in paper instructions.

Posted on Sep 01, 2007

SOURCE: fractions multiplied by fraction to get fraction

In the CATALOG there is a >Frac command that can be used with parentheses to multiply fractions.

(1/2)(1/3)>Frac

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Posted on Nov 25, 2008

SOURCE: When I divide answers are always given in Fractions. Can I change it to come out in decimals?

To change from Fraction display to Decimal display on the Casio fx-300ES (and probably other calculators)

1) Press the "SHIFT" button

2) Press the "MODE/SETUP" button

3) Press the "2" button

This Changes it to LINEIO (Decimal)

Doing all of the above but pressing the "1" button instead of the "2" puts it back into MATHIO mode (Fraction)

Hope this Helps

(SHIFT)(MODE/SETUP)(2) to change to decimal

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

SOURCE: The calculator won't convert fractions into decimals

Are you using a ti-89? If so, check your mode settings and change Exact to Approximate.

Posted on Feb 09, 2009

SOURCE: my calculator won't give me decimal numbers

Hello,

Use the [S<->D] key to switch between the two.

Hope it helps.

Posted on Sep 24, 2009

Use this http://www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/percent-to-fraction-calculator.php

**OR** to work it out yourself.....#

### How to convert percent to fraction

1% = 1/100

So in order to convert percent to fraction, divide the percent by 100% and reduce the fraction.

For example 56% is equal to 56/100 with gcd=4 is equal to 14/25:

56% = 56/100 = 14/25

- Divide the percent by 100 to get decimal number.
- Count the number of digits (d) to the right of the decimal point of the decimal number.Example: 2.56 has 2 digits to the right of the decimal point, so d=2.
- Calculate the factor (f) for making the decimal number an integer:
*f*= 10*to power d*

Example:

*f*= 10 power 2 = 100

- Multiply and divide the decimal number x by the factor f:
*x***f*/*f*=*y*/*f*

Example:

2.56 * 100 / 100 = 256 / 100

- Find the greatest common divisor (gcd) of the fraction.
Example:

gcd(256,100) = 4

- Reduce the fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by the gcd value:
Example:

256 / 100 = (256/4) / (100/4) = 64/25

1% = 1/100

So in order to convert percent to fraction, divide the percent by 100% and reduce the fraction.

For example 56% is equal to 56/100 with gcd=4 is equal to 14/25:

56% = 56/100 = 14/25

Sep 07, 2014 | Office Equipment & Supplies

Decimal to fraction:
Type in your decimal (i.e. .5)
Then press [MATH] > press [ENTER] on [>FRAC]
Then press [ENTER] again
Example:
.5>Frac
1/2
For a fraction to decimal:
Simply type in the fraction and press [ENTER]
Example:
1/3
.33333333333
(*Note that the decimal value is truncated to fit the screen)

Hope that helps! Have fun calculating!

Hope that helps! Have fun calculating!

May 03, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

There is a misconception that fraction are less correct than decimal result. Quite the contrary. Calculations with fractions and/or with radicals are exact while decimal calculations are approximate.

Anyway, you want decimals and so decimals you will have.

When a result is displayed in fraction or radical (root form), just press the [SD] key and it will give you the so desired decimal representation.

If somehow you cannot stand the sight of a fraction or a radical, just tell your calculator so.

Press [SHIFT] [MODE] to open (SetUp) screen and press [2:LineIO]

Anyway, you want decimals and so decimals you will have.

When a result is displayed in fraction or radical (root form), just press the [SD] key and it will give you the so desired decimal representation.

If somehow you cannot stand the sight of a fraction or a radical, just tell your calculator so.

Press [SHIFT] [MODE] to open (SetUp) screen and press [2:LineIO]

Feb 15, 2011 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

Pressing the [S

Sep 10, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

To convert a fraction to a decimal or a decimal to fraction you use the [a b/c] key.

While converting a fraction to a decimal number is always possible, converting a decimal to a fraction may, at times, not be possible.

While converting a fraction to a decimal number is always possible, converting a decimal to a fraction may, at times, not be possible.

Sep 10, 2010 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

To convert fractions to decimals, and decimals to fractions use the [a b/c] key. If the total number of symbols (num, denom, fraction bar) to display a fraction exceeds 10, the fraction is automatically converted to decimal format.

Jul 19, 2010 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

If you enter an improper fraction or a mixed fraction with the the [a b/c] key it will be displayed as a fraction. This result being displayed you can press the [F-D] key to convert the fraction to decimal. If you do nothing else and you press the [F-D] key again, the original fraction will be restored.

However, it seems that you cannot enter an arbitrary decimal number and convert it to a fraction. The [F-D] key seems to work one way : from a fraction to a decimal number. You will only recover a fraction if the original number was a fraction.

However, it seems that you cannot enter an arbitrary decimal number and convert it to a fraction. The [F-D] key seems to work one way : from a fraction to a decimal number. You will only recover a fraction if the original number was a fraction.

Jan 19, 2010 | Casio FX-9750GPlus Calculator

To force a fraction to be displayed as a decimal number put a decimal mark at the end of the numerator OR the denominator. Fraction/decimal result is always decimal.

Nov 12, 2009 | Casio FX-260 Calculator

Hello,

Once you enter a fraction the calculator calculates it and displays a decimal result.So basically you cannot do fraction manipulations. However you can convert a decimal result into a fraction. To do the conversion, you enter the decimal number then you Press [MATH] and [1]. (** -->Frac)** The number will be converted.

Similarly you can enter a fraction to a decimal number**(-->Dec)**

[MATH] [2:] [ENTER]. But I see no point in doing that, because any fraction entered is displayed as a decimal number.

Hope it helps

Once you enter a fraction the calculator calculates it and displays a decimal result.So basically you cannot do fraction manipulations. However you can convert a decimal result into a fraction. To do the conversion, you enter the decimal number then you Press [MATH] and [1]. (

Similarly you can enter a fraction to a decimal number

[MATH] [2:] [ENTER]. But I see no point in doing that, because any fraction entered is displayed as a decimal number.

Hope it helps

Sep 03, 2009 | Texas Instruments Office Equipment &...

To change from Fraction display to Decimal display on the Casio fx-300ES (and probably other calculators)

1) Press the "SHIFT" button

2) Press the "MODE/SETUP" button

3) Press the "2" button

This Changes it to LINEIO (Decimal)

Doing all of the above but pressing the "1" button instead of the "2" puts it back into MATHIO mode (Fraction)

Hope this Helps

(SHIFT)(MODE/SETUP)(2) to change to decimal

1) Press the "SHIFT" button

2) Press the "MODE/SETUP" button

3) Press the "2" button

This Changes it to LINEIO (Decimal)

Doing all of the above but pressing the "1" button instead of the "2" puts it back into MATHIO mode (Fraction)

Hope this Helps

(SHIFT)(MODE/SETUP)(2) to change to decimal

Nov 07, 2008 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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