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Topic: How do get a scientific calculator to display 10^x.x
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Re: How do get a scientific calculator to display 10^x.x
Posted: Nov 21, 2004 8:37 PM
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>Right now it only allows me to display powers in integers. I would
>like to do a problem like 10^3.2 + 10^4.6 * 10^8.7 = 10^x.x
>Can anyone tell me how?

Actually, you can at least USE numbers in that format. Receiving displayed
results in such format, I do not know. You could enter an arithmetic
expression using numbers in your requested format into a graphing calculator;
but I'm not sure you can obtain an evaluation value in that format.


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