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You have to use the EE button right next to the parenthesis and the sigma plus button. So 1.7 EE and then your exponenet. If it is a negative exponent you need to hit the negative button before you type in the number.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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Posted on Apr 11, 2008

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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It's been a while since my TI calculator died, but I think you can just hit EE (may be "exp" on your model) followed by =.

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

SOURCE: Inputing scientific notation into my calculator

Hello,

1. To convert a number to scientific equation, use [2nd][Sci]

Exemples 12345 [=] screen shows 12345 Then [2nd][Sci] coverts it to 1.2345 ^04 to the power 4.

2. To enter directly a number in scientific notation (e.g. -1.2345 X10^(-65) a very small number) you use the [EE] key 1.2345[+ /-][EE][+/-]65 shows as -1.2345 -65

1.6X10^(-19) 1.6[EE][+/-]19 shows as 1.6 -19

Hope it helps

Posted on Sep 17, 2009

Two keys can be used to enter negative exponents on the TI-30Xa scientific
calculator; the [y^x] key or the [EE] key. The [y^x] key is used for
all exponents while the [EE] key is used for scientific notation only.

The examples below will demonstrate how to use both keys:

1) Entering 7^-2.

• Press [7] [y^x] [2] [+/-] [=].

• The calculator will display: 0.20408163.

2) 1*10^-3.

• Press [1] [EE] [3] [+/-] [=].

• The calculator will display: 0.001

The examples below will demonstrate how to use both keys:

1) Entering 7^-2.

• Press [7] [y^x] [2] [+/-] [=].

• The calculator will display: 0.20408163.

2) 1*10^-3.

• Press [1] [EE] [3] [+/-] [=].

• The calculator will display: 0.001

Sep 18, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

You can put it in scientific notation by hitting 2nd and 5. It will put your answers in scientific notation and not round that particular answer you have.

May 10, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Press 2nd [SCI] to switch the calculator to display all results in scientific notation. The results are the same whether you do it in scientific notation or not, it's just how the number is displayed.

Feb 13, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Use the EE key (just above the 7 key) to enter an exponent. For a negative exponent, use the +- key (just to the right of the decimal point key) to enter the negative sign.

For example, to enter 1.2 x 10^-21, press 1 . 2 EE +- 2 1

To switch the display mode to scientific notation, press 2nd [SCI] (the 5 key).

For example, to enter 1.2 x 10^-21, press 1 . 2 EE +- 2 1

To switch the display mode to scientific notation, press 2nd [SCI] (the 5 key).

Jan 10, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

To enter powers of 10 as in scientific notations use the EE key.

To enter 13x10^6 type in 13 EE 6 =

For a manual here is the link

To enter 13x10^6 type in 13 EE 6 =

For a manual here is the link

Aug 26, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Hello,

The error comes from the lack of understanding of the meaning of the notation used by the calculator manufacturers.

The [EE] is a "shorthand" notation for**times 10 to the power of **.

To convince you of it try entering

**1[EE]0 [=] this is 1*10^0=1*1=1**

1[EE]1 [=] this is 1*10^1=1*10=10

1[EE]2 [=] this is 1*10^2=1*100=100

When you enter 7.82x10[EE]10

you are calculating

7.82*10*1*10^10=7.82x10^11.

Hope it helps.

The error comes from the lack of understanding of the meaning of the notation used by the calculator manufacturers.

The [EE] is a "shorthand" notation for

To convince you of it try entering

1[EE]1 [=] this is 1*10^1=1*10=10

1[EE]2 [=] this is 1*10^2=1*100=100

When you enter 7.82x10[EE]10

you are calculating

7.82*10*1*10^10=7.82x10^11.

Hope it helps.

Nov 12, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

It's been a while since my TI calculator died, but I think you can just hit EE (may be "exp" on your model) followed by =.

Aug 28, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

z=e over i z= 480 over0.6 z= blank

Jan 25, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Hello,

1. To convert a number to scientific equation, use [2nd][Sci]

Exemples 12345 [=] screen shows 12345 Then [2nd][Sci] coverts it to 1.2345 ^04 to the power 4.

2. To enter directly a number in scientific notation (e.g. -1.2345 X10^(-65) a very small number) you use the [EE] key 1.2345[+ /-][EE][+/-]65 shows as -1.2345 -65

1.6X10^(-19) 1.6[EE][+/-]19 shows as 1.6 -19

Hope it helps

1. To convert a number to scientific equation, use [2nd][Sci]

Exemples 12345 [=] screen shows 12345 Then [2nd][Sci] coverts it to 1.2345 ^04 to the power 4.

2. To enter directly a number in scientific notation (e.g. -1.2345 X10^(-65) a very small number) you use the [EE] key 1.2345[+ /-][EE][+/-]65 shows as -1.2345 -65

1.6X10^(-19) 1.6[EE][+/-]19 shows as 1.6 -19

Hope it helps

Jan 09, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

If you mean using the "EE" key it's straightforward.

To enter scientific numbers, enter the number, then press EE, then the exponent value. The TI-30XA will stay in scientific display until you "clear" or turn it off. It will also switch to scientific notation if you multiply big numbers that exceed the display.

E.g. Input 3, EE, 10, X, 3, EE, 10, =, gives you the answer 9 times 10 to the power 20. Press the "square root" key and you will get back 3 times 10 to the power 10.

You can mix entries too, e.g. 3, EE, 10, X, 2, =, gives you 6 times 10 the power 10....

To enter scientific numbers, enter the number, then press EE, then the exponent value. The TI-30XA will stay in scientific display until you "clear" or turn it off. It will also switch to scientific notation if you multiply big numbers that exceed the display.

E.g. Input 3, EE, 10, X, 3, EE, 10, =, gives you the answer 9 times 10 to the power 20. Press the "square root" key and you will get back 3 times 10 to the power 10.

You can mix entries too, e.g. 3, EE, 10, X, 2, =, gives you 6 times 10 the power 10....

Nov 29, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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