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Calculators 100000 instead of 10E5 on Ti-89?

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  1. Jul 26, 2012 #1
    100000 instead of 10E5 on Ti-89???

    Hi, guys.

    I've been using Ti-89 over 5 years so far. When the huge number such as 10^10 x 10^10 was calculated, it used to show me 1E20. Not anymore. I got 100000000000000000000... instead of 1E20. Can you guys help me out?



    Thanks.
     
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  3. Aug 1, 2012 #2

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    Re: 100000 instead of 10E5 on Ti-89???

    I don't see any real problem with that but if you want scientific or engineering notation, use the "mode" button and change the "exponential format".
     
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