Question about Sharp EL-531VB Calculator

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: When I divide answers are always given in Fractions. Can I change it to come out in decimals?

To change from Fraction display to Decimal display on the Casio fx-300ES (and probably other calculators)

1) Press the "SHIFT" button

2) Press the "MODE/SETUP" button

3) Press the "2" button

This Changes it to LINEIO (Decimal)

Doing all of the above but pressing the "1" button instead of the "2" puts it back into MATHIO mode (Fraction)

Hope this Helps

(SHIFT)(MODE/SETUP)(2) to change to decimal

Posted on Dec 08, 2008

SOURCE: convert fractions to decimals

Hello

To convert decimal representation to fraction press [S<->D] key. Every time you press it it changes to the other format.

Hope it helps.

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

SOURCE: I need to convert decimals to fractions

Hello,

Press [MATH][1:ToFrac] to convert an aswer to fraction.

If you enter 18.52[ToFrac] [ENTER gives 463/25

[MATH][2:ToDEC] converts a fraction to a decimal number.

Hope it helps.

Posted on Sep 22, 2009

SOURCE: How do i convert fractions

To convert a single result to decimal, press the S--D key. To have all results come out in decimal, press SHIFT MODE 2 to select the LineIO mode.

Posted on Oct 29, 2010

If you have just calculated some value and it is displayed in decimal format, you may be able to recover the exact fraction by pressing the key (change) or the fraction key [a b/c] itself.

Sep 24, 2014 | Sharp El-520x Advanced Scientific...

Hi there,

Unfortunately the EL738 does not have the ability to convert decimals to fractions

Unfortunately the EL738 does not have the ability to convert decimals to fractions

Feb 10, 2014 | Sharp EL-738 Financial Calculator

If you have a key marked **[change]** press it to toggle from improper fraction to decimal to mixed number.

If you do not have the [change] key, press the** [a b/c] **key to change from decimal to mixed number. Press **[2ndF] [a b/c] **to convert to improper fraction.

If you do not have the [change] key, press the

Dec 08, 2013 | Sharp el-531x scientific calculator

Read the manual. Each calc. different.

Oct 22, 2012 | Sharp el-531x scientific calculator

To change from fraction to decimal, all it takes is a keypress. (change key)

.Not all decimal results (approximations) will be converted to fractions.

Anyway, if you want to set the calculator to display decimal results only,

Press SETUP

Press 2:EDITOR

Select 1:LINE.

.Not all decimal results (approximations) will be converted to fractions.

Anyway, if you want to set the calculator to display decimal results only,

Press SETUP

Press 2:EDITOR

Select 1:LINE.

Jan 30, 2011 | Sharp ELW535 Calculator

To change from fraction to decimal, all it takes is a keypress. (change key)

.Not all decimal results (approximations) will be converted to fractions.

Anyway, if you want to set the calculator to display decimal results only,

Press SETUP

Press 2:EDITOR

Select 1:LINE.

.Not all decimal results (approximations) will be converted to fractions.

Anyway, if you want to set the calculator to display decimal results only,

Press SETUP

Press 2:EDITOR

Select 1:LINE.

Jan 26, 2011 | Sharp ELW535 Calculator

Hi eamon at hom,

Doing fraction on the Sharp El 531W really isn't that bad. I had to use pictures because, the symbols will not transfer over to your posting for me to show you. When you select the [ON/C] this clears the calculator of previous calculations and, data so that they won't interfere with your new calculations.

Let take the first example where a mix number is being added to a improper fraction. Because I used the [a^b/c] key this makes the calculator display the answer in a mixed fraction format or, a proper fraction format. If I press the [a^b/c] key again after the answer the format will change to a decimal format. The fractional formats are displayed in a mixed number, improper or, proper fraction formats. A improper fraction is really a proper fraction number with the top number (numerator) is greater than or equal to the bottom number (denominator).

[ON/C] [3] [a^b/c] [1] [ [a^b/c] [2] [+] [4] [a^b/c] [3] [=] mixed number results. Now let's do the same calculation as a improper or, proper fraction format.

[ON/C] [7] [a^b/c] [2] [+] [2] [a^b/c] [3] [=] still a mixed number result. Even though I enter the fractions in a improper and, proper fraction formats the calculator will still display in a mixed number format. This is because the calculator first displays as a mixed number if it can. If it can't then it will display the value as a proper fraction and, never as a improper fraction. To convert from a mixed number to a improper fraction format if the calculator did not convert it to a proper fraction, I have to use [2ndF] [d/c] keys on the command line.

This show a little more complex raised power use of the [a^b/c] key.

This shows the [2ndf] [x^-1] keys being used to calculate fractions.

When I first saw this question being asked it, was answered with just use the / command. Which that isn't really a good answer because, in math we like to use elimination. If you use the / command eventually the numbers are going to be rounded off and, your not going to be able to eliminate anything. If you have any further question on how to preform fractions with this calculator be sure to post your comment and, I'll be glad to help.

Doing fraction on the Sharp El 531W really isn't that bad. I had to use pictures because, the symbols will not transfer over to your posting for me to show you. When you select the [ON/C] this clears the calculator of previous calculations and, data so that they won't interfere with your new calculations.

Let take the first example where a mix number is being added to a improper fraction. Because I used the [a^b/c] key this makes the calculator display the answer in a mixed fraction format or, a proper fraction format. If I press the [a^b/c] key again after the answer the format will change to a decimal format. The fractional formats are displayed in a mixed number, improper or, proper fraction formats. A improper fraction is really a proper fraction number with the top number (numerator) is greater than or equal to the bottom number (denominator).

[ON/C] [3] [a^b/c] [1] [ [a^b/c] [2] [+] [4] [a^b/c] [3] [=] mixed number results. Now let's do the same calculation as a improper or, proper fraction format.

[ON/C] [7] [a^b/c] [2] [+] [2] [a^b/c] [3] [=] still a mixed number result. Even though I enter the fractions in a improper and, proper fraction formats the calculator will still display in a mixed number format. This is because the calculator first displays as a mixed number if it can. If it can't then it will display the value as a proper fraction and, never as a improper fraction. To convert from a mixed number to a improper fraction format if the calculator did not convert it to a proper fraction, I have to use [2ndF] [d/c] keys on the command line.

This show a little more complex raised power use of the [a^b/c] key.

This shows the [2ndf] [x^-1] keys being used to calculate fractions.

When I first saw this question being asked it, was answered with just use the / command. Which that isn't really a good answer because, in math we like to use elimination. If you use the / command eventually the numbers are going to be rounded off and, your not going to be able to eliminate anything. If you have any further question on how to preform fractions with this calculator be sure to post your comment and, I'll be glad to help.

Jan 13, 2011 | Sharp EL-501WBBL Calculator

After you perform the calculations and press the = key, you can hit the ab/c key to toggle between decimal and fraction. Try .75= then you can toggle between 1/4 and .75

Oct 14, 2010 | Sharp EL-531VB Calculator

To convert a fraction to a decimal or a decimal to fraction you use the [a b/c] key.

While converting a fraction to a decimal number is always possible, converting a decimal to a fraction may, at times, not be possible.

While converting a fraction to a decimal number is always possible, converting a decimal to a fraction may, at times, not be possible.

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