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My HP10C calculator is stuck in scientific notation. When I enter for example 1250, the display shows 1.3 03. How do I get it out of scientific notation ?

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I tried to find a manual on this model, but had no success on the net. Your manual will explain which key will be selected to toggle the mode. If you don't have a manual, you will have to find an older geek at a university, or calculator supply shop (like Holman's) that knows how to do this off the top of his head.
Good luck, and hope this helps.

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How do I do exponents on this calculator?


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

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I cannot get the answer in decimal format. I have tried everything in the manual, and also online suggestions. Here's an example: Evaluate: (.2) with exponent of 4... the answer should be .0016,...


In the default NORM1 display mode, values whose magnitude are less than 0.01 are automatically displayed in scientific notation.

Press SHIFT MODE 8 2 to select the NORM2 display mode. In this mode, the calculator does not switch to scientific notation until the magnitude drops below 0.000000001 .

This is all described in the "Calculation Modes and Calculator Setup" section of the manual, beginning on page E-7.

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I need to know how to divide, mutiply, add, and substract in scienctific notation on my Casio fx-300ES


The "problem" is not how to calculate with numbers expressed in Scientific Notation but how to enter a number given to you in scientific notation. Once the number is entered you do not have to do anything special. If you have to multiply it use the (x) button. to add it use the + button, etc.

How to enter a number in scientific notation.

Type in the mantissa (example 6.022)
Press the [X10^x] at the bottom of keypad.
Enter the exponent (example 23)
with this example you will have entered Avogadro's number 6.022x10^23
Other example
1.6 [X10^x] (-) 19 enters the electron charge in Coulombs. The exponent is negative that is why you press the change sign key (-).

Aug 24, 2011 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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I have an Casio fx-300ES, and im taking an honors physical science class and i need to know how to divide/multiply/add/subtract in scienctific notation. For example: 6.25x10(to the negative 4) / 4.1x10(to...


All you need to know is how to enter a number in scientific notation. As to the operations you do them the usual way: For example, to multiply you enter a number (in any notation) press the multiplication key then enter the second number (in any notation) and press the = sign to get the result.

The problem is that the result may not be in scientific notation format. But for that you can configure the calculator to always show results in scientific format. Here is how to force that. Press [SHIFT][MODE] to enter (SetUp). In the screen that displays enter the number for the option SCI. You will then be prompted to specify the number of decimal digits. You will enter a number between 0 and 9. If you select 0 you will not have decimals in the result, and if you enter 9 you will have 9 decimals. What is the appropriate number of decimal place to keep in the FINAL result will depend on the number of significant digits in the measuremnets.

To enter a number in scientific notation (ex: 6.25x10^(-4))
You enter the so-called mantissa 6.25
You press the key at the bottom of keypad that is marked as [X10^x]
You enter the change sign (-) followed by the exponent 4

If your calculator is in MathIO you will be able to verify that what was entered is exactly what was neant. In MathIO, you move cursor up or down using the Up or Down arrow. When you finish entering the exponent you use the right arrow to bring cursor to the main level.

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I have a TI30XA calculator and want to know how to multiply numbers using scientific notation. I have learned how to enter a number (e.g., 1.5 x 10 -6), but when I try to multiply it by something (e.g.,...


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

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How do you write something in scientific notation?


To enter an exponent, use the EE key located just above the 7 key. For example, to enter
1.2 times ten to the 17th power, press 1 . 2 EE 1 7

To set the display to scientific notation, press 2nd [SCI]. To set floating point display, press 2nd [FLO]. To set fixed decimal display, press 2nd [FIX] and the desired number of digits. FLO, SCI, and ENG are on the 4, 5, and 6 keys.

Jan 19, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

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How would type in scientific notation?


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).

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

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Is there a way to fix the casio fx 260 solar to display numbers in scientific notation Like 3 x 10(raised to the 2nd power)?


This can be done by setting the calculator to the right MODE. Press MODE 9 to turn on scientific notation. For example, compute 1 / 200 = and you will see 5 with a -03 exponent in the upper right. Press MODE 9 again and it will be displayed .005

To enter numbers in scientific notation use the EXP at the bottom. To enter .005, press 5 then EXP then +/- then 3. You will see it displayed. Then you can perform calculations with this entered number.

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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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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

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