# Decimals I have inadvertently reset my calculator to show only one decimal place out. How do I change back?

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• Anonymous Feb 05, 2009

how do I change the comma "," function back to decimal point

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This is an easy one and happens often. Simply depress the orange "f" key and then select how many decimal points you want on the numeric keys. For example, for two decimal places you would push "f" 2. I usually keep mine on 3, but you can take it from here.

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