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When I insert an exponent, my calculator won't drop back down to the base. How do I fix this problem?

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Easy, PEDMAS
E.G.: 2^6 3 without parenthesis might register as 2^9, but (2^6) 3 is completly different.

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For a power of 10, use the [Exp] key. Careful here. For example to enter 1.6x10^(-19), type in 1.6, press the [Exp] key, then the change sign key +/- and the exponent. Press [=]
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Hello,
There is a rule of Algebra, that says
(a^m)[x] (a^n) = a^(m+n)

a is the base of the power, n, and m are the exponents. As you can see, multiplying two powers of the same base is equal to the power of the (common) base with the sum of the exponents.
If that is what you had in mind, the calculator uses the rule correctly and no intervention from you is necessary.
If you enter (2^4)[x](2^6), the calculator will give 1024, which is 2^10.

I may be wrong, but what you call add exponents refers really to performing addition where addends (the terms you add) are arbitrary powers, such as
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Once you enter a power term, the calculator calculates it and the result is now just a number. It can be added, subtracted, multiplied

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You can download the guidebook for this calculator from TI here.

From page 16:
To enter a number in scientific notation:
1) Enter up to 10 digits for the base (mantissa). If negative, press the +/- key. (The key has two curvy arrows between the + and - but I can't do that on my keyboard.)
2) Press the EE key.
3) Enter a 1 or 2-digit exponent. If negative, press +/- either before or after entering exponent.

They give the example 1.2345 +/- EE +/- 65 which would display -1.2345 -65.

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