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HP 17II+ Settings

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How do I set the number of decimal places I would like to display (i.e., .0096 will come up as .01...big problem on a test).
Thanks much,
Someone who lost her manual

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    how do you change the decimal display settings on an hp 17b calculator

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Try this link for the manual

Press ALL, this will give the most accurate # at any time

or press DISP and press FIX then type in the # of decimal places,
(0-11) then press INPUT

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Does not register decimal places at times


Some calculators, and spreadsheets, do not display decimals when your answer is a whole number, unless you specifically set it to a certain number of decimal places.

Good luck,

Paul

Aug 01, 2015 | HP12C Finance Calculator

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HP 12 C display does not show entire numbers. How do I fix?


If you mean it is not showing everything after the decimal point, you can change that by pressing the [f] key followed by the number of decimal places to display. For example, to restrict it to 2 places, press [f][2]. If you want to see 4 places, press [f][4].

To show all possible decimal places, use the sequence [f][9].
From the manual (http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00363319.pdf):
"To display a different number of decimal places, press f followed by a digit key (0 through 9) specifying the number of decimal places. In the following examples, notice how the displayed form of the number inside the calculator - 14.87456320 - is rounded to the specified number of digits."


25096057-rvrejqbjq4zuw4cbinsyjvsy-5-0.png "Although nine decimal places were
specified after f, only eight are
displayed since the display can
show a total of only 10 digits. "
The standard display format, plus the specified number of decimal places, remain in effect until you change them; they are not reset each time the calculator is turned on. However, if Continuous Memory is reset, when the calculator is next turned on numbers will be displayed in the standard display format with two decimal places
shown.
If a calculated answer is either too small or too large to be displayed in the standard display format, the display format automatically switches to scientific notation. The display returns to the standard display format for all numbers that can be displayed in that format.
http://www.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c00363319.pdf

Sep 12, 2014 | HP 12c Calculator

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Rounding nearest


Set the display to 2 decimal places then use the [RND] function. See how the manual describes the Round operation.

23101423-rvrejqbjq4zuw4cbinsyjvsy-5-0.png Brief example:
01- 42 2 [f][2]
02- 42 14 [f][RND]
03- 42 9 [f][9]
The above program takes the number displayed and rounds to 2 decimal places (nearest 100th), then displays all decimal places.
If you entered 2.876 and ran the program, it would display 2.880000000.

Jan 24, 2014 | HP 12c Calculator

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HP12c seems to not have enough room for numbers BEFORE the decimal point. I try to enter the number "85" and all that will show up is the 8.000000000


Initial Setup

One adjustment is important before we get started. By default the 12C displays only two decimal places. This is not enough. Personally, I like to see five decimal places, but you may prefer some other number. To change the display, press "F" and then the number of decimal places you wish to display. I would press "F 5 " to display 5 decimal places. That's it, the calculator is ready to go.
You need to hold the "F" key.---------

    1. Press and release the gold PREFIX key (f).
    2. Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places (0 through 9).
------------ Click this link below and follow the procedure:--- http://howtobyme.blogspot.com/2011/07/hp-12c-calculator-help.html
----------- This should help.Thanks.Helpmech.

Jul 21, 2011 | HP 12c Calculator

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Where do I go to find an on-line manual for TI 5045 Sv Texas Instruments calculator?


TI-5045 SV
ii
English.............................................................. 1
Fran?ais ............................................................ 6
Espa?ol ............................................................. 11
Portugu?s ........................................................... 16
Examples, exemples, ejemplos, exemplos .............................. 21
ILLUSTRATIONS ¦ FIGURES ¦ ILUSTRACIONES¦ ILUSTRA??ES
Removable tab
Languette
Leng?eta extracci?n
Alavanca usada para o rolo
Ink roller
Rouleau encreur
Tamp?n de tinta
Cartucho de tinta
1
English
Your Texas Instruments calculator has a built-in printer for producing a permanent record printout of
your calculations with negative numbers printed in red. A big, easy-to-read display also enables you to
check entries or perform quick calculations without printing.
GETTING STARTED
OFF ON PRT IC GT
POWER
1. Connect the calculator to a proper power outlet (110-120V or 220-240V
where available).
2. The calculator is turned on by setting the POWER switch to the PRT
position.
Inserting the paper (see illustrations 1, 2, 3, and 4 on page ii).
1. Turn on the calculator.
2. Open the printer compartment cover by pressing down on its front edge and sliding it back in the
direction of the arrow.
3. Fit the roll of paper on the holder so that it unrolls from the bottom, with the loose end toward the
calculator.
4. Cut the end of the paper squarely and insert it firmly into the printer slot on the back of the
calculator.
5. Press & until the paper is in the printing position.
Replacing the ink roller (see illustrations 5 and 6 on page ii)
1. Turn the calculator off and tear off the excess paper.
2. Remove the printer cover by pressing down on both sides of the front edge and sliding back in the
direction of the arrow.
3. Remove the old ink roller by lifting it with the removal tab.
4. Insert the new ink roller into the compartment and press down gently until it snaps into place. Close
the printer compartment.
Note: The old ink rollers should not be refilled. Replacement rollers can be obtained from your local
retailer. The warranty does not cover ink roller replacement.
2
SELECTION SWITCH SETTINGS
OFF ON PRT IC GT
POWER ROUND
: 5/4 9 + F 0 2 3
DECIMAL
4
TAX
SET CALC
Set the POWER, ROUND, DECIMAL and TAX switches as required.
Note: The TAX switch is spring-loaded to return to CALC when it is moved to SET and released.
The switch settings are summarized in the following table:
SWITCH SETTING FUNCTION
POWER ON
PRT
IC
GT
No printout is provided; however, the display can be printed by pressing
4.
The printer provides a printout of your calculations but does not count them.
The printer is on and an item count of additions and subtractions to or from
the register is printed when sub-totaled or totaled.
The GT position controls whether or not the totals from the independent add
register are accumulated in the grand total register.
ROUND Rounds the result of a calculation to the selected number of decimal places.
:
5/4
9
Truncates the result to the selected number of decimal places.
Rounds the result up or down according to its value. For example, when the
DECIMAL switch is set to 2, the result is rounded up if the third decimal
position is 5 or more and rounded down if it is 4 or less.
Rounds the result up to the selected number of decimal places.
Ex. 220 P 6
Setup: PRINTER: PRT, ROUND: :
DECIMAL: 2, TAX: CALC
Ex. 220 P 6
Setup: PRINTER: PRT, ROUND: 5/4
DECIMAL: 2, TAX: CALC
Press Display Printout Press Display Printout
2 0. 0¦ C
220 ' 220. 220¦ P
6 3 36.66 6¦ =
36¦66 ?
2 0. 0¦ C
220 ' 220. 220¦ P
6 3 36.67 6¦ =
36¦67 ?
DECIMAL + Add mode: All results are given with two decimal places. For addition and
subtraction only, a decimal point is automatically placed to the left of the last
two digits entered, unless the number already includes a decimal point.
F Floating mode: Any results are displayed and printed with the maximum
number of decimal places.
0 2 3 4 Fixed decimal mode: Sets the number of decimals to 0, 2, 3, or 4.
3
TAX SET
CALC
Lets you enter a tax rate to perform tax calculations.
Stores the tax rate. Pressing ! or " after a tax rate has been entered,
adds/subtracts the stored tax rate to/from the value in the display.
Ex. VAT = 17.5 %
100 + VAT
Ex. VAT = 17.5 %
235 - VAT
Setup: PRINTER: PRT, DECIMAL: F, ROUND: 5/4, TAX: CALC
Move and hold the TAX switch to SET. Press 217 L 5 and release the TAX switch. It
automatically returns to CALC. 17.5% is printed.
Press Display Printout Press Display Printout
2 0. 0¦ C
100! 117.5 100¦
17¦5 @
117¦5 ?
2 0. 0¦ C
235" 200. 235¦
N35¦ @
200¦ ?
Note: The most common setup is POWER: PRT, ROUND: 5/4, DECIMAL: 2, TAX: CALC. Use these
positions for the examples unless other settings are given.
KEY DESCRIPTIONS
Basic keys
I Clear Entry: Clears an entry, enabling you to enter another number in its place. Note
that this key does not clear the add register.
2 Clear Key: Clears the add register, any pending operations, and the display. 0.C is
printed. Does not clear the memory.
( Right Shift: Deletes the right-most digit entered from an entry before an operation key is
pressed. Shifts the remaining digits one place to the right.
L Decimal Point: Enters a decimal point.
4 Date/Non-Add: Prints a date (such as 12¦10¦96) or a number for reference purposes.
Does not affect calculations. This entry is printed on the left side of the printout, the date
or number preceded by the # sign.
& Paper Advance: Advances the printing paper.
Addition and subtraction keys
9 Add: Adds a number to the add register. Displays the cumulated result.
: Subtotal: Gives the intermediate total from the add register. Using this key does not
affect the contents of the add register.
. Subtract: Subtracts a number from the add register. Displays the cumulated result.
E Total: Gives the total from the add register, and then clears the register.
4
Multiplication, division, percent and margin keys
? Multiply: Multiplies the number in the display by the next value entered.
' Divide: Divides the number in the display by the next value entered.
3 Equals: Completes any pending multiplication or division operation.
> Percent: Calculates percentages, ratios, add-ons (e.g. of VAT), or discounts.
# Gross Profit Margin: Calculates the selling price of an item when its cost and gross
profit (or loss) margin are known; also used to obtain a price excluding VAT.
Ex.
Cost: 594
Profit margin: 40%
Press:2 594 # 40 3
Answer:
Selling price: 990
Gross profit: 396
Ex.
Selling price including VAT: 252
VAT %: 20%
Press: 252 # 20 . 3
Answer:
Selling price excluding VAT: 210
VAT: 42
/ Grand Total: Gives the grand total of the operations previously performed and stored in the
Grand Total register. Every time a total is obtained with E it is cumulated into this register
(printout shows G+) which is only cleared when / is pressed twice. During long
calculations, if / is not used, this re

Jan 16, 2011 | Office Equipment & Supplies

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My answers always come in fractions by default. how do i change the settings so they come in decimal points by default? further. how do i change the settings to have the answer in decimal points up to 4...


Press SHIFT MODE 2 to select the LineIO mode. To select the number of displayed digits in fixed decimal notation, press SHIFT MODE 6 and select the desired number of digits.

Oct 21, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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I have an HP 12C calculator and I cannot find the user manual and I cannot remember how to change the no. of decimal places?


Check this HP FAQ:
Setting a Fixed Decimal Place You can download the manual and user guides for your calculator from here:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/manualCategory?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&product=81575&lang=en&

For more information, Faqs & how-Tosgo the HP support homepage for your calculator:
http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/product?lc=en&dlc=en&cc=us&lang=en&product=81575&
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Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format
  1. Press and release c01774993.jpg .
  2. Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places to be displayed to the right of the decimal point (0 through 9). The calculator displays a maximum of 10 digits.
The display will show the specified number of decimal places. The answer will be rounded to the number of digits selected. Example (standard format) If the number in the display is 14.87456320, the display will be changed as follows: Keystroke Display c01774994.jpg 14.8746 c01774995.jpg 14.9 c01774996.jpg 15 c01774997.jpg 14.87456320 Instructions for scientific notation Use scientific notation for very large or very small numbers. Type in the mantissa. After pressing, c01774998.jpg the next numbers keyed in are exponents of 10. Press c01774569.jpg . If during an operation a result has more than 10 digits, the calculator automatically displays the number in scientific notation
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Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c calculator in standard format. It also covers how to enter a number in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format
  1. Press and release c01774993.jpg .
  2. Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places to be displayed to the right of the decimal point (0 through 9). The calculator displays a maximum of 10 digits.
The display will show the specified number of decimal places. The answer will be rounded to the number of digits selected. Example (standard format) If the number in the display is 14.87456320, the display will be changed as follows: Keystroke Display c01774994.jpg 14.8746 c01774995.jpg 14.9 c01774996.jpg 15 c01774997.jpg 14.87456320 Instructions for scientific notation Use scientific notation for very large or very small numbers. Type in the mantissa. After pressing, c01774998.jpg the next numbers keyed in are exponents of 10. Press c01774569.jpg . If during an operation a result has more than 10 digits, the calculator automatically displays the number in scientific notation

Aug 24, 2009 | HP 12c Calculator

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Default decimal settings


Your BA II PLUS stores numeric values internally to an accuracy of 13 digits. However, the numbers it displays depends on the number of decimal places to which you have it set (choice of 0–9 or floating decimal). To set the number of decimal places displayed to three: hit [2ND][FORMAT][3][ENTER]This setting also continues indefinitely (even though the calculator is turned off and on) until it is changed.

Jun 01, 2009 | Texas Instruments BA-II Plus Calculator

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Need to program to fifth decimal place


Your BA II PLUS stores numeric values internally to an accuracy of 13 digits. However, the numbers it displays depends on the number of decimal places to which you have it set (choice of 0–9 or floating decimal). To set the number of decimal places displayed to three: hit [2ND][FORMAT][5][ENTER]This setting also continues indefinitely (even though the calculator is turned off and on) until it is changed.

Apr 24, 2009 | Texas Instruments BA-II Plus Calculator

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I want to increase the number of decimal places


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I found this solution on the HP website. Turn it on, and do what it says. Then turn it off and back on again, and the extra decimal places should show.

http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?dlc=en&lc=en&cc=us&docname=bpia5183 Introduction This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12C Calculator in standard format and in scientific notation. Instructions for standard format
  1. Press and release the gold PREFIX key (f).
  2. Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places (0 through 9).
The display will show the specified number of decimal places. The answer will be rounded to the number of digits selected.

Mar 25, 2009 | HP 12c Calculator

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