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

How do you raise to a power?

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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.

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There is a y^x key on the EL-738. It is a second function so you press the base number then second function key and then the DEPR key (which has y^x above it in orange) and then you push the correct number for your exponent

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