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Adding commas to Calculator (e.g. 100,000,000)

  1. Aug 13, 2015 #1
    Hello all,

    Is there a function that can be used on a calculator to add a comma after each third number.

    e.g. 100,000,000

    It would help me read larger numbers quickly.
     
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  3. Aug 13, 2015 #2

    DEvens

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    Welcome to the forum.

    Which calculator?
     
  4. Aug 13, 2015 #3
    Thanks for your reply.
    Either:

    1) TEXET - Albert3
    2) CASIO - fx-83ES
     
  5. Aug 13, 2015 #4

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  6. Aug 13, 2015 #5
    Thanks for the reply.

    My Albert 3 looks different to that one. I think mine is newer. The layout is completely different.

    Manuals look like jargon to me, is it possible to add a comma? Or does your calculator have to come like that?
     
  7. Aug 13, 2015 #6

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    I found how to change the display in each manual in about a minute each.

    What are you going to do when you want to figure out how to do a more complicated task with your calculator?
     
  8. Aug 13, 2015 #7
    Hmmm.

    The first manual isn't for my calculator.

    But, lets take the Casio fx-83ES for example. If it's true, that you found out how to display a comma after every third number - please type the solution on here. I also checked the manual and I couldn't find out how to do it.

    If you're talking about the page which lets you specify if you'd like to use a comma instead of a decimal. That is not the solution to my problem.
     
  9. Aug 13, 2015 #8

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    That's funny. It matches the calculator model and make you typed in.

    Oops! I apologize. It appears this model calculator doesn't offer that feature.
     
  10. Aug 13, 2015 #9
    No worries,

    Yes it's appears to be an older version of the Albert3 that I have.

    This is the one I have:
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    Not this one:
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  11. Aug 13, 2015 #10
    Can anyone recommend a decent scientific calculator, with the ability to add commas after each third number?
     
  12. Aug 13, 2015 #11

    DEvens

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    MS Excel.
     
  13. Aug 13, 2015 #12
    Excel is great! But I need a handheld calculator for tests.
     
  14. Aug 14, 2015 #13
    So does anyone know of a handheld calculator which allows you to have commas after every third number?

    Eg, 100,000,000
     
  15. Aug 14, 2015 #14
    Dot matrix Casios tend not to, 7-segment or 2-line Casios often do - the FX-85MS for instance.
     
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