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# Decimal place will not change - Texas Instruments BA-II Plus Calculator

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Press 2nd [FORMAT], type a digit representing the number of digits you want after the decimal point (or 9 for floating), then press ENTER 2nd [QUIT].

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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].

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