Question about Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Silver Edition Calculator

I have a TI-83 Plus Silver Edition, I am doing square roots in math class and when I use the square root button an open parenthesis appears with the sq. root symbol. This is really messing up my answers when I need a decimal answer. Is there any way to get ride of this parenthesis?

The parenthesis is there so u can put a number under the radicle. Just close the parenththesis once u put the number under the radicle

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

If you mean the fifth root, use the xth-root function (MATH 5). For example, to calculate the fifth root of 32, press 5 MATH 5 3 2 ENTER

Jan 19, 2014 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

You can't simply enter 7x+9=30 into the calculator, there is a way to calculate what the x is but its been a few years since I've done these..

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

Use the xth-root function in the MATH menu (it should be the fifth item). For example, to calculate the 15th root of 2, press 1 5 MATH 5 2 ENTER .

Sep 04, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Two ways:

2ND [square-root] ( 8 7 . 3 4 / 5 ) ENTER

8 7 . 3 4 / 5 ENTER then 2ND [square-root] 2ND ANS ENTER

The first sequence takes the square root of 87.34/5, the second sequence calculates 87.34/5 then takes the square root of the result.

2ND [square-root] ( 8 7 . 3 4 / 5 ) ENTER

8 7 . 3 4 / 5 ENTER then 2ND [square-root] 2ND ANS ENTER

The first sequence takes the square root of 87.34/5, the second sequence calculates 87.34/5 then takes the square root of the result.

Dec 15, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Use the xth-root function accessible by pressing MATH 5. For example, to find the third root of 8, press 3 MATH 5 8 ENTER.

Nov 25, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Silver...

Use the xth-root function to compute any root. It's the fifth entry on the MATH menu, which you can get by pressing the MATH key. The fourth entry on the same menu gives you the third root without needing the 3 to be specified.

For example, to compute the 5th root of 32, press 5 MATH 5 3 2 ENTER.

For example, to compute the 5th root of 32, press 5 MATH 5 3 2 ENTER.

Oct 21, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Press 2ND [square-root] 2ND [square-root] 8 3 ENTER on your TI-83Plus and see the result. Alternatively, you can press 4 MATH 5 8 3 ENTER and save a keystroke.

Sep 09, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Press the MATH key to bring up the Math menu. Option 3 gives you cubed, option 4 gives you cube root, option 5 gives you nth root.

For example, 3rd root of 8: MATH 4 8 ENTER gives 2.

4th root of 16: 4 MATH 5 16 ENTER gives 2.

For example, 3rd root of 8: MATH 4 8 ENTER gives 2.

4th root of 16: 4 MATH 5 16 ENTER gives 2.

Apr 01, 2010 | Texas Instruments Office Equipment &...

Press 4 then press math. Select #5. You'll be back at the home screen now type 90 and press enter. You can use this for any root.

Aug 04, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

You can enter any root by typing the number, then hitting MATH and 5, which brings up the root symbol with the x in front of it: x√. So the fifth-root would be 5 -> MATH -> 5 and then whatever number you want to get the fifth-root for: 5x√10 for example. As someone else had mentioned, you can also raise it to a rational power: 3^(1/3) which would be the same as the cubed root of 3, but you could also type: 3 -> MATH -> 5 -> 3 and get the same answer, but looking like this in your calculator: 3x√3. The option for 4 actually is a predefined cubed-root, and the one for option 5 there is the root symbol that can be used with any number before it to get any root you want. There are no parenthesis as you get when using the predefined square-root and cubed-root functions, though, so you may want to type them in yourself if entering a long string of operations in the calculator at one time to make sure the calculator doesn't include numbers under the root that you don't want it to. But I guess it depends on preference in terms of what method you choose between the rational exponents or the root symbol (and most would go with whichever seems easiest and quickest to enter), but you asked specifically how to get the cubed-root on the TI-83 Plus, so there's my best attempt at answering your question.

Aug 22, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Sep 06, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Silver...

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