Is there a simple away to permanently change the format that answers are displayed in from fractions to decimals, without having to press the S<=>D key after every calculation?

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Press the key marked CHANGE to toggle display between fractions and decimals.

To change permanently to decimals, press the SETUP button. Press 2:Editor. Select 1:Line

To change permanently to decimals, press the SETUP button. Press 2:Editor. Select 1:Line

May 02, 2011 •
Sharp ELW535 Calculator

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<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

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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.

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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If the result is already calculated and displayed, press the [S<=>D] key It will convert a fraction or radical to decimal. This is always possible. If the result is decimal it may be converted to a fraction or a radical (Not always possible).

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

May 20, 2010 •
Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

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If the result is already calculated and displayed, press the
[S<=>D] key It will convert a fraction or radical to decimal. This
is always possible. If the result is decimal it may be converted to a
fraction or a radical (Not always possible).

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do n o care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

May 20, 2010 •
Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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If the result is already calculated and displayed, press the
[S<=>D] key It will convert a fraction or radical to decimal. This
is always possible. If the result is decimal it may be converted to a
fraction or a radical (Not always possible).

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do not care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

If the expression to be evaluated is still in the command line and you have not pressed the [=] key, you can force the result to be displayed in decimal format by pressing [SHIFT][=] instead of just [=].

More permanently. If you do not care for fractions and radicals, set the Input/Outpout mode to LineIO. To do do press [SHIFT][MODE] to access the (SETUP) screen and select [2:LineIO]

May 17, 2010 •
Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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Once a result is displayed in fraction format, press the S=D key to convert to a decimal result.

Alternatively, insteaded of pressing the = sign to get the result, press SHIFT then =.

A more permanent way is to configure the calculator to use the LineIO mode. To do that press SHIFT MODE to enter (SETUP) and select 2:LineIO.

Alternatively, insteaded of pressing the = sign to get the result, press SHIFT then =.

A more permanent way is to configure the calculator to use the LineIO mode. To do that press SHIFT MODE to enter (SETUP) and select 2:LineIO.

Mar 10, 2010 •
Casio fx-300ES Calculator

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if you do not want to change your settings There are two ways to foecr calculator to display a result in a decimal 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]

- Before pressing the [=] sign to get the result press [SHIFT] key. thus [SHIFT][=] displays a result in decimal format.
- 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.
- 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.)
- That does not mean that every decimal number can be converted to fractions/radical.

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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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.

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

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.

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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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.

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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