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Little explorations with HP calculators (no Prime)
04-10-2017, 10:53 AM
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RE: Little explorations with the HP calculators
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(04-10-2017 08:00 AM)pier4r Wrote:  Is there a way to solve it on the 50g (or other non-prime calculators?)? I could not identify any useful built in procedure.

There is this proverb, saying "If you got a hammer everything looks like a nail". ;-)

You have a new 50g and you now want to use it for every problem that comes around. That's not a good idea. Better analyze the problem and then pick the right tool. Which in most cases is your brain. Maybe a calculator is useful for the final step.

You can even think one step further: The problems you have been posting are intended to be solved by hand (err... brain). So they are designed in a way that does not require a calculator. For exploring your 50g's capabilities other problems may be more useful. For instance those presented at the yearly meetings.

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RE: Little explorations with the HP calculators - Dieter - 04-10-2017 10:53 AM

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