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|HP 50g simple question|
Message #1 Posted by Trey on 11 Oct 2007, 1:58 p.m.
I have a new HP 50g calculator. I have set the calculator to provide results as standard. This all works great except for when I do a calculation like 1 / 12. The result I want should be 0.0833333333 but instead I get scientific notation like 8.33333333333E-2. I prefer it not be like this. Like I stated above, I do not have my setting set for scientific notation. Any suggestions?????
|Re: HP 50g simple question|
Message #2 Posted by Hal Bitton in Boise on 12 Oct 2007, 10:52 a.m.,
in response to message #1 by Trey
You'll need to run the calculator in fixed mode to get the display you're after. (Mode key-2nd line down. You can toggle through the number format choices with the +/- key. Immediately to the right choose the number of decimal places to show...0 to 11.)
Best regards, Hal
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