Any way of calculating square root of a negative number on HP 35S?
01-24-2019, 08:49 AM
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 Dieter Senior Member Posts: 2,397 Joined: Dec 2013
RE: Any way of calculating square root of a negative number on HP 35S?
(01-24-2019 04:15 AM)zeno333 Wrote:  That method works with the power function, but does not work with the sqrt key if one enters -2 i 0 and then chooses the sqrt key. So entering a number using complex input does not work for all functions.

Right, the 35s does not support complex arguments for all of its functions. The available ones are mentioned in the manual. √x is not one of them. So simply use the power function instead. This is the way to calculate complex square roots on the 35s.

Dieter
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