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Why are totals rounding off

When I add numbers and press total I only get whole numbers - there are no decimal places showing

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In the product details of this calculator, it states that there is a "decimal point selector." This is normally a slider starting with the letter F followed by the numbers 0123 etc. It is probably on 0. You can set the number of decimals to whatever you want, or use F for full numbers. For example, if you set this to 2, you should always get 2 decimals.

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English.............................................................. 1
Fran?ais ............................................................ 6
Espa?ol ............................................................. 11
Portugu?s ........................................................... 16
Examples, exemples, ejemplos, exemplos .............................. 21
ILLUSTRATIONS ¦ FIGURES ¦ ILUSTRACIONES¦ ILUSTRA??ES
Removable tab
Languette
Leng?eta extracci?n
Alavanca usada para o rolo
Ink roller
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1
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POWER
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position.
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4
TAX
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IC
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:
5/4
9
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