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Exponential form how do i use the sharp EL-531 W calculator using the exponents

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Hi - You can download the manual from the link underlined in blue below:

EL-531 W

You need to set it to "SCI" i.e. scientific mode to show the exponents:

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Can my calculator do exponent calculations, "LN" calculations, and has memory capability? If so how do I use them?


Yes, yes, and yes.
You may view/download a copy of the manual at Owners Manual User Guide for Sharp el 531x scientific 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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It depends on the base of the power function.
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For a general power, type in the base (number), then press the [Y^x] key followed by the exponent.
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 [=]
1 . 6 [Exp] +/- 19 [=]

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Hi there,

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If you mean the key to raise a number to an exponent, it's the key marked "y^x", two keys above the "7" key. If you mean the key to enter an exponent of ten, it's the key marked "Exp", just above the "7" key.

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My calculator will show fractions instead of decimals when doing division. How do I change that? There is a N1 displayed in the lower left corner also...I think that may be the problem


Getting Decimal Answers by Disabling WriteViewelw516.gif on the Sharp EL-W516 Calculator

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.

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.
If you prefer to always get decimal results you need to disable the WriteView display mode. 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.
Disabling WriteView

Press 2ndF and MATH to enter SET UP. Now press 2 for EDITOR.

There are now two options: 0: W-VIEW, and 1: LINE

Press 1 for Linear display mode to disable the WriteView display, and to get decimals as your answers.

To return to the WriteView display, go through the steps above but press 0 for W-VIEW.

NOTE: It is not possible to have decimals as the default answer form when in WriteView mode.

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Hello,
Frankly, I do not understand what you want.
I will try to guess.

Calculate the exponential of 135
Use the [2ndF][LN] key to access the exponential e^x
[2ndF][e^x] 135 [=] result is 4.263389948 x 10^(58)
or 4.263389948E 58

Represent 135 in scientific notation
135 =1.35 x10^2 or 1.35 E2

Represent 135 in Engineering Notation
135=135E0
If none of the above answers your question, maybe you should state clearly what you want, I am no seer.

Hope it helps.

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Hello,
The factorial function is shown on you calculator as n! To calculate factorial 4 you proceed as follows 4[2ndF][n!][=] this gives 24
Hope it helps.

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