There are 9 places past the decimal in my display. How do I change this?

Hi there,

To change from a fraction to decimal place answer press the fraction button, a b/c.

To change from a fraction to decimal place answer press the fraction button, a b/c.

May 15, 2014 | Sharp el-531x scientific calculator

<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>

on Mar 04, 2011 | Sharp ELW516 Scientific Calculator

Press 2ndF TAB then a digit representing the number of digits after the decimal point. See "Adjusting the Displayed Decimal Places" beginning on page 7 of this manual: http://www.fixya.com/support/p193841-sharp_el_733a_calculator/manual-5340.

That's the page numbered "7" in the manual, not the seventh page of the PDF file.

That's the page numbered "7" in the manual, not the seventh page of the PDF file.

Oct 31, 2013 | Sharp EL-733A Calculator

See "Selecting the Display Notation and Decimal Places" in the second column of the first page of the manual: http://www.fixya.com/support/p193851-sharp_el_531vb_calculator/usermanual-11A3369-pdf

Aug 10, 2012 | Sharp EL-531VB Calculator

You can select the A (K . A) and then the # of decimal places (F 6 3 2 1 0) you want. So if you want to enter 1234 & it calculates 12.34, this will work.

Jul 22, 2011 | Sharp EL-2630P Calculator

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

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.

Feb 07, 2011 | Sharp ELW516 Scientific Calculator

Press 2ndF TAB and then a digit specifying the number of digits you want after the decimal point.

May 23, 2010 | Sharp EL-501WBBL Calculator

Setup
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then you can choose between 0-9 decimal places

then you can choose between 0-9 decimal places

Apr 20, 2010 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

• Press [2nd] [MODE] and scroll to FLOAT.

• Press the right arrow key until the number of decimal places needed is highlighted.

• Press the [ENTER] key.

For 2 decimal places, 2 should be highlighted. All answers will then be rounded to 2 decimal places.

• Press [2nd] [QUIT] to return to the home screen.

• Press the right arrow key until the number of decimal places needed is highlighted.

• Press the [ENTER] key.

For 2 decimal places, 2 should be highlighted. All answers will then be rounded to 2 decimal places.

• Press [2nd] [QUIT] to return to the home screen.

Mar 17, 2010 | Sharp EL-738 Scientific Calculator

Set up > TAB > then select how many numbers you want after the decimal place.

Nov 11, 2008 | Sharp EL-531VB Calculator

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