Question about HP 33s Calculator

1 Answer

How do you enter an angle in degrees, minutes and seconds on the HP 33s ?

I am trying to find the value of tan(32 degrees 20 minutes 10 seconds) on the HP 33s. I am using the ALG mode and I am in deg.
Any help is appreciated.
Thanks

Posted by Rahul_Dravid on

Ad

1 Answer

kakima

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    One Above All:

    The expert with highest point at the last day of the past 12 weeks.

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

  • HP Master
  • 102,366 Answers

Enter than angle as 32.2010 then press left-shift [->HR] to convert to decimal degrees.

The ->HR function (and the companion ->H.MS are for working in hours-minutes-seconds, but they work just as well for degrees-minutes-seconds.

Posted on Nov 04, 2010

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do you compute this using scientific calculator log tan 36 degrees 20 minutes?


You may want to insist on using the DMS (degree, minute, second) notation but since 20 minutes is 1/3 of a degree the value of the argument of the tangent function is just 36 and 1/3.
Make sure the angle unit is set to degree.
Set the calculator IO mode to MathIO: Press [SHIFT][MODE ][ : Degree]

Press the[ log] button: log(
Press the [ tan] function key tan (
You see on the screen log ( tan (
Type in 36 [a b/c] 1 [a b/c] 3
Close the two parentheses ))
Press [EXE]
You should get -0.13344355615

Aug 15, 2011 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

2 Answers

How do I find the tan of an angle and given the tan value, how do I find the angle


To find the tangent of an angle:

  1. input TAN (it's up one and left one from the division key)
  2. then the desired angle
  3. then a close parenthesis
  4. And then hit ENTER

To find the inverse tangent:

  1. Press 2nd
  2. Press TAN (TAN-1)
  3. Enter the desired tangent value
  4. close parenthesis
  5. hit enter

this will give you the angle that yields that tangent value.

You might have to switch your calculator from radian to degrees or from degrees to radians to get the expected result. To do that:

  1. Press MODE
  2. Scroll down to where it says ANGLE
  3. change it from either RAD or DEG

Good luck

Mar 01, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

1 Answer

How to switch from the decimal degree to degrees, minutes, seconds


Keys 1. I displays the following menu that lets you change the angle mode setting to DEG, RAD, and GRD without affecting the value in the display. DEG Sets degree mode. RAD Sets radian mode. GRD Sets gradient mode. The default setting is DEG. 2. = displays a menu that lets you specify the unit of an angle. º Specifies degrees. å Specifies minutes. æ Specifies seconds. r Specifies radians. g Specifies gradients. DMS Lets you convert an angle from decimal degrees to DMS notation. Notes · The examples on the transparency masters assume all default settings. · Angles with a trig function ignore the angle mode setting and display results in the original unit. Otherwise, angles (without a trig function) are converted and displayed according to the angle mode setting. · You enter decimal-degree angles the same as you would any other number. · For decimal/DMS conversions, the calculator interprets all values as degrees, regardless of the angle-unit setting. · DMS angles are entered as º (degrees), ´ (minutes), and ´´ (seconds You watched 2 videos that were 2:05 (2 hours and 5 minutes) and 1:46 (1 hour and 46 minutes) in length. How long did you watch videos? = Press Display 2 = ¡ å æ r g & - DEG < 2¡ DEG 5 =" ¡ å æ r g & - DEG <T 1 = < 2¡ 5å + 1¡ DEG 46=" << 2¡ 5å + 1¡ 46å ' 3.85 DEG =! % ¾DMS ---- DEG << Ans ¾ DMS ' 3¡ 51å 0æ DEG Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds to Decimal © 1999 TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED TI-30X ùS: A Guide for Teachers 96 How much is 2/3 of an hour in hours, minutes, and seconds? = Press Display 2 N 3 2®3 DEG =! % ¾DMS ---- DEG << 2®3 ¾ DMS ' 0¡ 40å 0æ DEG

Aug 19, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-30 XIIS Calculator

1 Answer

How do I convert from decimal degrees to degrees, minutes, and seconds?


You have a key, the label of which is the degree sign, the apostrophe and the double quotation mark. It is located between the change sign key (-) and the [HYP] key.

To enter an angle with degrees, minutes and seconds you use the key to separate between numbers
Ex: 18 deg 0' 45" you press 18 [Deg ' "] 0 [Deg ' "]45 [Deg ' "] [=] As you type the calculator displays 18 deg 0 deg 45 deg but the result will show correctly. You have to press the key after the seconds figure, otherwise you get a syntax error.

While the foregoing result is still in answer memory, if you press the [Deg ' "] key the result will be displayed in decimal degrees.

The key is used to enter the DMS values and also to toggle between DMS and D.D.

Jan 21, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

1 Answer

Degrees seconds and minutes


Sorry, text was posted as clarification request. Here it is

You have a key, the label of which is the degree sign, the apostrophe and the double quotation mark. It is located between the change sign key (-) and the [HYP] key.

To enter an angle with degrees, minutes and seconds you use the key to separate between numbers
Ex: 18 deg 0' 45" you press 18 [Deg ' "] 0 [Deg ' "]45 [Deg ' "] [=] As you type the calculator displays 18 deg 0 deg 45 deg but the result will show correctly. You have to press the key after the seconds figure, otherwise you get a syntax error.

While the foregoing result is still in answer memory, if you press the [Deg ' "] key the result will be displayed in decimal degrees.

The key is used to enter the DMS values and also to toggle between DMS and D.D.

Jan 19, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

1 Answer

Time problems


Sorry to say it but the DMS key is to convert between Degrees, minutes, seconds and decimal degrees (angle units). This cleared here is how to use the DMS key on this calculator.

Label of key [deg symbol ' "]. It is between [(-)] and [hyp]

To enter a value in decimal degrees
12.58 [deg ' "] [=] Screen displays 12.58 deg on top line and 12 deg 34' 48" on bottom line.
Pressing the [deg ' "] key while this value is displayed will show 12.58

To enter a DMS value:

Press the [deg ' "] key after each number even if one of the numbers D,M,S is nill (0).
Exemple Enter 25 deg 0 ' 48"
25 [deg ' "] 0 [deg ' "] 48 [deg ' "] [=]
Screen displays 25 deg 0' 48" on bottom line
Pressing the [deg ' "] key converts this result to decimal degrees 25.013

Jan 14, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

1 Answer

How do I find degrees minutes and seconds on my ti 84 plus?


On this family of calculators, you do as follows
  1. Enter the first number (degrees), ex:15
  2. Press [2nd][APPS] (ANGLE) to access the Angle functions
  3. Select [1: degree symbol] [ENTER]
  4. Main screen shows 15 deg
  5. Enter the minutes, ex 25
  6. Press [2nd] [APPS](ANGLE) to access Angle functions
  7. Select [2:' apostrophe] [ENTER]
  8. Screen echoes 15 deg 25'
  9. Enter the seconds number, ex 32
  10. Press [ALPHA][+] (") to access the double quotation mark.
  11. Screen echoes 15 deg 25' 32"
  12. Press [ENTER]
  13. Calculator converts this in decimal degrees 15.42555556

To convert this back to DMS, press [ANGLE][|=>DMS][ENTER] and the calculator displays the original value 15 deg 25' 32"

Jan 11, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

1 Answer

If a textbook problem is given in DMS notation, how do I enter the DMS notation into the TI84 to get decimal degrees?


On this family of calculators, you do as follows
Enter the first number (degrees), ex:15
Press [2nd][APPS] (ANGLE) to access the Angle functions
Select [1: degree symbol] [ENTER]
Main screen shows 15 deg
Enter the minutes, ex 25
Press [2nd] [APPS](ANGLE) to access Angle functions
Select [2:' apostrophe] [ENTER]
Screen echoes 15 deg 25'
Enter the seconds number, ex 32
Press [2nd][+] (") to access the double quotation mark
Screen echoes 15 deg 25' 32"
Press [ENTER]
Calculator converts this in decimal degrees 15.42555556

To convert this back to DMS, press [ANGLE][|=>DMS][ENTER] and the calculator displays the original value 15 deg 25' 32"

Jan 06, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-85 Calculator

1 Answer

Changing the mode in a casio


Hi,
To change the default angle unit, you press the [MODE] button a certain number of times until display shows a rectangle inside which Deg Rad Grad appear on the top line and 1 2 3 on bottom line, with 1 under Deg, 2 under Rad, and 3 under Grad.
Press the number key corresponding to your case, 1. All angle values you feed the trigonometric functions will be considered to be in degrees. If you use the inverse trigonometric functions to find angles, the results will be in degrees.

Hope it helps.
Thank you for using FixYa and do not forget to rate this free solution.

Dec 06, 2009 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

16 Answers

Need help withe the sin, cos, tan problem with ti - 83 plus


here are the steps in changing it from radian to degrees
1. turn on your TI-83 plus
2. press the MODE button near the top of your calculator
3.go down to options and move the highlight from radian to degree, press enter and clear
you're good to go

Feb 17, 2007 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Not finding what you are looking for?
HP 33s Calculator Logo

Related Topics:

1,232 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Office Equipment & Supplies Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

Thomas F. Schneider

Level 3 Expert

2715 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6082 Answers

Are you a HP Office Equipment and Supply Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...