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How do I get it to switch from fraction mode to decimal display

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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 switch to the LineIO mode.

Posted on Nov 09, 2010

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SOURCE: Changing result display from fractions to decimals

Struggled with this and found answer on about page 19 of the instructions on the Internet. Answer also appear on paper instructions under: "Displaying Calculation Results...etc just under "Note" Trick is you must have calculator in "LineIO" mode For setting MODE see "Calculation Modes & cal. Setup in paper instructions.

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When performing the calculations, put the fractions in parentheses. Then once you get your answer, press 2nd and Math (above the times button). Then press F5, MORE, and F1. It will have Ans Frac>. Then hit Enter and it'll change it to a fraction.

Posted on Feb 05, 2008

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SOURCE: My answers are always in fraction form!!!

go to mode and scroll down to exact/approx, exact will give fractions, approximate will give decimal, change it to approximate and press enter twice to save it, that should solve it, let me know of any other questions that you may have

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SOURCE: fractions appear when I divide; not decimals

press 'yellow key' then press 'enter' to see answers in decimal format instead of fractions

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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

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Decimal mode casio


Your problem is not with the scientific display, rather it is with decimal representation (approximate) or fraction/radical (exact). representation.
If your results are in fraction/radical form press the [S<>D] key to switch from one to the other.
The calculator is by default in the MATHIO t output mode: results are in fraction/radical form.
If you don't like to work with this mode just change the IO mode to LineIO. To do so, press [SHIFT][Mode](Setup) and selct 2:LineIO

Oct 07, 2013 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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Sharp ELW516: Changing the default display to decimal


<span><b>Getting Decimal Answers by Disabling WriteView<img src="elw516.gif" /> on the Sharp EL-W516 Calculator<br /><br /></b>The Sharp EL-W516's WriteView display uses multiple lines to display mathematics as it is seen on a page. Fractions are shown as fractions, exponents as exponents, integrals as integrals, and so on. This makes entering calculations easier, and reduces the chance of errors. <br /><br />At the same time, calculation results are displayed as fractions (or with roots or pi) whenever possible. Pressing the CHANGE button repeatedly will change these to decimal answers. <br />If you prefer to always get decimal results you need to <b>disable</b> <b>the WriteView display mode</b>. Doing this will make the calculator display like the Sharp EL-546W when in NORMAL mode. Answers will be given as decimals, but fractions will no longer look like fractions. In general, you will still need to follow the EL-W516 instructions.<br /><b>Disabling WriteView<br /></b><br />Press 2ndF and MATH to enter SET UP. Now press 2 for EDITOR.<br /><br />There are now two options: 0: W-VIEW, and 1: LINE<br /><br />Press 1 for Linear display mode to disable the WriteView display, and to get decimals as your answers.<br /><br />To return to the WriteView display, go through the steps above but press 0 for W-VIEW.<br /><br /><b>NOTE</b>: It is not possible to have decimals as the default answer form when in WriteView mode. <br /></span>

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While using Casio fx-300ES , I am unable to get answers in decimals. For eg. 3/10...should give 0.3, but the answer is again displayed as 3/10. any way to solve this issue?


The calculator has two Input/Output modes: MathIO and LineIO.

LineIO
LineIO is the old way of entering numbers in calculators and results are always displayed as decimal numbers. Some calculators have a fraction feature and would convert a fraction to a decimal number and back.

MathIO
In MathIO you enter expressions as you would by hand or as you see them written in textbooks.
In this mode, results are by default displayed as fraction or fractions/ radicals.
Conversion
To convert the fraction/radical to decimals you just press the [SD] key. If you press again you cycle through all the available display formats.
So you can (if you want) use the MathIO to manipulate expressions and convert only the last result to decimal. By the way, fractions and radicals are generally more accurate than their decimal representations.

SetUP
If however seeing fractions and radicals is too painful, just set the LineIO as your default mode. To do so press [SHIFT][MODE] to open (SETUP), then select [2:LineIO]

Feb 17, 2011 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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How do i convert fraction answers to decimals?


If result displayed is to be converted, press the S-D key. This will toggle display from decimal to fraction and from fraction to decimal.
To force a result to be in decimal format press SHIFT = instead of just =.
To configure calculator to display only decimals, press the SHIFT MODE key sequence to enter SETUP and seledct 2:LineIO.

Oct 14, 2010 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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How do i change my calculator from fraction answers to decimal when i'm dividing


If the fraction has just be typed in, press [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=] to get the result displayed as a fraction. However the fraction displayed will be the irreducible form of your fraction (equivalent but reduced to its simplest terms).

If you do not want fractions at all ( input and output)
Press [SHIFT][MODE] and select [2:LineIO]. This is the entry mode of the old generation of calculators.

The other IO mode is MthIO: In this mode fractions are entered as in textbooks, radicals are also entered as in a textbook. If by any chance you like this new IO format but just want the final results displayed as decimal, you can do your calculations in MthIO to get the result. Once displayed the result can be converted into decimal format by pressing the [S<>D] key.

Aug 26, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

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How to change or put math mode without fractions or scientific notation on calculator fx-155 es natural display


I am not sure what you want because the mathIO mode IS THE ONE THAT DISPLAYS results as fractions.
You have two display modes: MthIO (with fractions, radicals) and LineIO (with decimals). Which one do you want?
To set MthIO press [Shift][MODE][1:MthIO]
To set LineIO, press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO]

Concerning the scientific display mode.
Decimal numbers can be displayed in various formats, Fixed,Scientific, and Normal. If you do not want scientific display of results, just set the mode to Fix(ed) and specify the number of decimal digits. However if a number to be displayed (a result) is too small or too large IT WILL BE DISPLAYED in scientific format regardless of the mode you selected.



May 13, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

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How to get answer in decimals instead of fraction


if you do not want to change your settings There are two ways to foecr calculator to display a result in a decimal format.
  1. Before pressing the [=] sign to get the result press [SHIFT] key. thus [SHIFT][=] displays a result in decimal format.
  2. If a result is already displayed and it is not in decimal format (fraction or radical) press the [S<=>D] key to convert it to decimal.
  3. The [S<=>D] key toggles between formats (fraction/radical to decimal and from decimal to fraction or radical depending on the format used in calculation.)
  4. That does not mean that every decimal number can be converted to fractions/radical.
If you want to have all results in decimal format you can configue your calculator to always do so. All it takes is to set LineIO as the default Input/output format.
Press [SHIFT][MODE] to access (Setup) and select [2:LineIO].

Just in case you want to revert to the other IO mode (MthIO)
Press [Shift][MODE][1:MthIO]

Feb 15, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

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I just bought this fx-115es and am entering 5x3.3= and getting an answer of 33/2, althought it is right how do i get it to answer 16.5


Hello,
There are several ways you can extract decimal numbers from this fine calculator.

In MathIO Mode

1. Once a fraction or radical is displayed press [S<=>D] button to convert it to decimal. Pressing it again restores the fraction or radical display.
2. Instead of pressing the [=] key to obtain a result, press [SHIFT][=]. The result will be displayed as a decimal number.

In LineIO
If you do not care for exact calculations with radicals and fractions, just change the default mode from MathIO to LineIO. To do so
press [SHIFT]{MODE][2:LineIO]. In this input/output mode all results are decimal.
Please be informed that with this mode you will not be able to access the formula templates that allow you to enter fraction as you see them in textbooks (the natural display format). You lose other neat functionalities also.

As a suggestion, if you like the natural display for input keep it as default, and press [SHIFT][=] to display decimal results or [S<=>D] to convert display to decimal format.

Hope it helps.

Nov 16, 2009 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

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Fractions to decimals?


Hello,
To change the displayed result from fraction format to decimal, press the [S<->D] key.
You can also configure the calculator to be in LineIO mode. In this mode, all results are in decimal format.
To set the LineIO mode , press [SHIFT][MODE][2:LineIO]
Hope it helps.

Oct 26, 2009 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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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

Nov 07, 2008 | Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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