Question about Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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The TI-83 doesn't really work with fractions. You can enter a fraction as a quotient. For example, one-third can be entered as (1/3) by pressing ( 1 / 3 ). However, the calculator works with numbers in decimal format. You can convert a result to a fraction by using the >Frac command, available by pressing MATH 1.

Posted on Nov 04, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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There is no "fraction" button on the TI-83 plus. You will have to press the divide key (2 buttons below the CLEAR key) and then use the parentheses (immediately to the left of the divide key) to tell the calculator the correct order of operations. For example, "1/3x+9" means ".333333x+9", but "1/(3x)+9" means the "x" goes on the bottom of the fraction.

Jan 18, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

The division sign acts like a fraction on the ti-83; to multiply two fractions you may want to wrap them both in parenthesis to get the order of operations correct.

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Sep 24, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

put the fractions inside brackets

(1/2) x (44/55)

(1/2) x (44/55)

Feb 23, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Enter the numerator then the division key and the denominator. Before pressing [ENTER], press [MATH][1:=>Frac] [ENTER]. The fraction will be displayed reduced.

27/48 [MATH][1:=>Frac] ENTER] yields 9/16

27/48 [MATH][1:=>Frac] ENTER] yields 9/16

Dec 08, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hello,

You get access the command by pressing [MATH][1: |->Frac].

If you want enter a fraction and keep it as a fraction (albeit a reduced one)

key in the number then the sequence [MATH][1: |->Frac]., then [ENTER].

Practice : 27/48 [MATH][1: |->Frac] [=] gives the reduced form 9/16.

While this fraction is still in [ANS] memory, you can press [MATH][2: |->Dec] [=] to get the decimal value 0.5625

Hope it helps.

You get access the command by pressing [MATH][1: |->Frac].

If you want enter a fraction and keep it as a fraction (albeit a reduced one)

key in the number then the sequence [MATH][1: |->Frac]., then [ENTER].

Practice : 27/48 [MATH][1: |->Frac] [=] gives the reduced form 9/16.

While this fraction is still in [ANS] memory, you can press [MATH][2: |->Dec] [=] to get the decimal value 0.5625

Hope it helps.

Nov 01, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hello,

Ther e is no dedicated key to do that but ther is a command ToFrac noted as ->Frac. To access it use [MATH[1:->Frac].

Two ways of using the command.

1. You want to reduce a fraction to its simplest expression

27/48 [MATH][1:->Frac] [ENTER] gives the reduced fraction 9/16

2 You do not want your results converted to decimal numbers

(27/48) [x] (5/7) [MATH][1:->Frac][ENTER] multiplies the two fractions and gives a fraction as a result. 45/112

3. Your result is in decimal form and you want to cast it into a fraction. The conversion will be exact only for certain numbers. Results kept in fraction forms are more accurate than those represented as decimals.

Hope it answers your question.

Ther e is no dedicated key to do that but ther is a command ToFrac noted as ->Frac. To access it use [MATH[1:->Frac].

Two ways of using the command.

1. You want to reduce a fraction to its simplest expression

27/48 [MATH][1:->Frac] [ENTER] gives the reduced fraction 9/16

2 You do not want your results converted to decimal numbers

(27/48) [x] (5/7) [MATH][1:->Frac][ENTER] multiplies the two fractions and gives a fraction as a result. 45/112

3. Your result is in decimal form and you want to cast it into a fraction. The conversion will be exact only for certain numbers. Results kept in fraction forms are more accurate than those represented as decimals.

Hope it answers your question.

Oct 10, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

In the math menu you should find a func <ToFrac or something close to that. If you are trying to put in fractions, simply remember that they are really just division problems - (1/2) is one half etc. The ToFrac function which IIRC is in the math menu will allow you to convert your answer to the most reduced fraction.

Sep 17, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Just put in (5/8) and that will tell the calculator to that first then when done with the problem you press {math} then press {Frac} and it will give your answer back in a fraction

Aug 21, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

just type it in, e.g. 1/2 or 3/5.
if you want to have answers display as fractions, press [MATH] ENTER.

May 07, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

(-3/4)-(-2/5)

You MUST put parenthesis around fractions in a TI-83. If you have a fraction with multiple parts in the numerator or denominator, you MUST put parenthesis around either the numerator or denominator (depending on which one has multiple parts).

E.G.:

X*Y-L/N

Should be Typed

((X*Y-L)/N)

Make Sense?

You MUST put parenthesis around fractions in a TI-83. If you have a fraction with multiple parts in the numerator or denominator, you MUST put parenthesis around either the numerator or denominator (depending on which one has multiple parts).

E.G.:

X*Y-L/N

Should be Typed

((X*Y-L)/N)

Make Sense?

Jan 28, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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