Question about Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

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Alternatively, press the green diamond button under the 2nd key b4 pressing enter

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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If you don't want to change the settings, add a decimal point on either the numerator or denominator...

For example:

5/96 = 5/96

5./96 = .052083

5/96. = .052083

Posted on Jun 19, 2008

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You need to change a setting in the mode menu.

Change exact/approx to approximate and your answer will be given in decimal.

Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Quick-Start Guide
When you enter an expression into the calculator, the calculator will simplify the expression by expanding multiplication and combining like terms. At this point the calculator will attempt to factor the expression by dividing a G C F, and identifying a difference between two squares, or factorable trinomials. Use the following rules to enter expressions into the calculator.
Variables
Any lowercase letter may be used as a variable.
Exponents
Exponents are supported on variables using the ^ (caret) symbol. For example, to express x 2, enter x ^ 2. Note: exponents must be positive integers, no negatives, decimals, or variables. Exponents may not currently be placed on numbers, brackets, or parentheses.
Parentheses and Brackets
Parentheses ( ) and brackets [ ] may be used to group terms as in a standard expression.
Multiplication, Addition, and Subtraction
For addition and subtraction, use the standard + and - symbols respectively. For multiplication, use the * symbol. A * symbol is optional when multiplying a number by a variable. For instance: 2 * x can also be entered as 2x. Similarly, 2 * ( x + 5 ) can also be entered as 2 ( x + 5 ) ; 2 x * ( 5 ) can be entered as 2 x ( 5 ). The * is also optional when multiplying parentheses, example: ( x + 1 ) ( x - 1 ).
Order of Operations
The calculator follows the standard order of operations taught by most algebra books - Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication and Division, Addition and Subtraction. The only exception is that division is not currently supported; attempts to use the / symbol will result in an error.
Division, Square Root, Radi cals, Fractions
Division, square root, radi cals, and fractions are not supported at this time. A future release will add this functionality.

that's all I can say basically I learned it this way.

that's all I can say basically I learned it this way.

Jul 09, 2015 | Office Equipment & Supplies

If you want to learn to do it by hand please do so. Otherwise just take a calculator and type in 3.78 / 4.2. the calculator will give you an approximate number.

If you want a result in fraction form, use the fraction key [a b/c] and enter 378 [a b/c]420 [=] . The result will be in the form of a fraction. Press the [a b/c] key again to convert it to a decimal number.

If you want a result in fraction form, use the fraction key [a b/c] and enter 378 [a b/c]420 [=] . The result will be in the form of a fraction. Press the [a b/c] key again to convert it to a decimal number.

Oct 01, 2014 | Office Equipment & Supplies

This calculator does not have a key that you can use to find the prime factor of an integer.

You can however use the calculator to find the factors

1.** If number is even divide it by 2**

Keep dividing by 2, while keeping track of how many times you divided by 2.

If you divided 5 times by 2 before getting an odd number, then your first factor is 2^5

2.**Now try dividing by 3**, keep track of the number of times you divided by 3 before you could not divide by 3 any more. If you divided 0 times by 3, your second factor is 3^0, or 1 and 3 is not a factor.

If you divided 4 times by 3, your second factor is 3^4

3.**Divide by 5,** until you can't any more. Keep track of the number of times you divided by 5.

4. Divide by all other prime numbers 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, etc. For each prime number, keep track of how many times you divided by it, until you could not any more.

**Example: 23100**

*Division by 2*

23100/2=11550 ---------> 1 division by 2

11550/2=5775 ----------> 2 divisions by 2

Note that 5775 is not divisible by 2.** No more divisions by 2. **

First factor is 2^2

*Division by 3:*

5775/3=1925 ----------> 1 division by 3

1925/3=641. 66667 Not an integer. No more divisions by 3.

**2nd factor is 3^1**

*Division by 5 (number ends in 5)*

1925/5 =385 -------> 1 division by 5

385/5=77 ----------> 2 divisions by 5 and no more (quotient does not end in 0 or 5)

**3rd factor is 5^2**

*Division by 7 *

77/7=11 --------> 1 division by 7, and no more

**4th factor is 7^1=7**

*Division by 11*

11/11=1

**5th factor is 11^1=11**

Assembling the factors 2^2, 3^1, 5^2, 7, 11

Prime factorization of 23100 is

**23100=(2^2)(3)(5^2)(7)11**

You can however use the calculator to find the factors

1.

Keep dividing by 2, while keeping track of how many times you divided by 2.

If you divided 5 times by 2 before getting an odd number, then your first factor is 2^5

2.

If you divided 4 times by 3, your second factor is 3^4

3.

4. Divide by all other prime numbers 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31, 37, 41, etc. For each prime number, keep track of how many times you divided by it, until you could not any more.

23100/2=11550 ---------> 1 division by 2

11550/2=5775 ----------> 2 divisions by 2

Note that 5775 is not divisible by 2.

First factor is 2^2

5775/3=1925 ----------> 1 division by 3

1925/3=641. 66667 Not an integer. No more divisions by 3.

1925/5 =385 -------> 1 division by 5

385/5=77 ----------> 2 divisions by 5 and no more (quotient does not end in 0 or 5)

77/7=11 --------> 1 division by 7, and no more

11/11=1

Assembling the factors 2^2, 3^1, 5^2, 7, 11

Prime factorization of 23100 is

Dec 18, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

Finding the remainder from a division calculation is often referred to as using the MOD function, though this isn't available directly on the fx-991ES.

To obtain the remainder, for example when dividing 10 by 7, you can only divide 7 into 10 once, leaving a remainder of 3.

For larger numbers, eg when dividing 389487 by 31 (equivalent to 389487MOD31) the division gives an answer of 12564.09677 (on the display), however you only want the fractional part so subtract 12564 to give 0.0967741935 . This includes the lower value digits that were previously hidden. Then multiply this result by 31 which gives 2.999999999 on the display. Since the result of a MOD or remainder calculation involving integers has to be a whole number, the answer needs to be rounded to 3. If the answer doesn't easily round to a whole number, it is likely that you have gone beyond the calculator's working capacity.

An alternative method which avoids the rounding of the fractional part is to take the integer part of the first result (12564) and multiply it by 31 to get 389484, then subtract this from 389487, giving the answer of 3.

To obtain the remainder, for example when dividing 10 by 7, you can only divide 7 into 10 once, leaving a remainder of 3.

For larger numbers, eg when dividing 389487 by 31 (equivalent to 389487MOD31) the division gives an answer of 12564.09677 (on the display), however you only want the fractional part so subtract 12564 to give 0.0967741935 . This includes the lower value digits that were previously hidden. Then multiply this result by 31 which gives 2.999999999 on the display. Since the result of a MOD or remainder calculation involving integers has to be a whole number, the answer needs to be rounded to 3. If the answer doesn't easily round to a whole number, it is likely that you have gone beyond the calculator's working capacity.

An alternative method which avoids the rounding of the fractional part is to take the integer part of the first result (12564) and multiply it by 31 to get 389484, then subtract this from 389487, giving the answer of 3.

Dec 16, 2012 | Casio FX991ES Scientific Calculator

Unless your calculator is wrong the answer is 8. but I think you wanted to ask that the calculator gave wrong results. If so remove and clean the pads, warm off the pads, clean battery contacts and reset.

Mar 29, 2011 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

This calculator is incapable of displaying simplified fractions (i.e. 1 ½), you will have to use the decimal value or contain your complex fraction in parenthesis. (i.e. (5/2).)

Mar 01, 2011 | Texas Instruments BA-II Plus Calculator

Hello,

To convert fractions to decimals or decimals to fractions, you use the [S<->D] key. Each time you press the key the result is displayed in the other format.

Alternatively, If you multiply or divide two integer numbers put a decimal mark at the end of one of the numbers (any one). The result will be displayed in decimal format.

Hope it helps.

To convert fractions to decimals or decimals to fractions, you use the [S<->D] key. Each time you press the key the result is displayed in the other format.

Alternatively, If you multiply or divide two integer numbers put a decimal mark at the end of one of the numbers (any one). The result will be displayed in decimal format.

Hope it helps.

Jun 01, 2009 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Proper fraction e.g. 3/5, input 3, divide, 5, =, answer 0.6

Improper fraction, either enter as improper fraction, or enter the whole number first, then +, then the proper fraction as before, then =.

E.g. 8/5 which is "1 and 3/5': enter 1, +, 3, "divide", 5 =, answer is 1.6

Or, just 8, "divide", 5, same 1.6 answer. Why go to mixed number first?

13/5 which is "2 and 3/5", enter 2, +, 3, "divide", 5, =, answer is 2.6. Or, just 13/5, same answer

Improper fraction, either enter as improper fraction, or enter the whole number first, then +, then the proper fraction as before, then =.

E.g. 8/5 which is "1 and 3/5': enter 1, +, 3, "divide", 5 =, answer is 1.6

Or, just 8, "divide", 5, same 1.6 answer. Why go to mixed number first?

13/5 which is "2 and 3/5", enter 2, +, 3, "divide", 5, =, answer is 2.6. Or, just 13/5, same answer

Dec 17, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-30XA Calculator

A fraction is just division of the numerator by the denominator. So all you have to do is enter the division symbol in place of the fraction bar. If you are trying to enter a mixed fraction: for example 3 3/5 enter: (3+3/5) were the / is the division button or your calculator.

Sep 03, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

it took me a while to figure it out too but i found out how. Put in, for example, 3 divided by 2. You get 3/2. Then press the button right above DEL. (it says S<=>D) and it will convert the fraction to a decimal. To change the number of decimal places shown, push SHIFT then SETUP then 6 then a number from 1-9 and that is how many decimal places will be shown.

Aug 29, 2008 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

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