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With the Exact/Approx set to "AUTO" in the mode menu, how can I get approximate answers without going and switching it to approx then recalculating?
 
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cscott said:
With the Exact/Approx set to "AUTO" in the mode menu, how can I get approximate answers without going and switching it to approx then recalculating?
Put a decimal in one of the numbers, i.e., instead of entering 4 / 3, enter 4. / 3. If you forget, or if you an exact number answer that you want converted to a decimal, just x (times) 1.

Try both to see how they work!

Regards,
George
 
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George Jones said:
Put a decimal in one of the numbers, i.e., instead of entering 4 / 3, enter 4. / 3. If you forget, or if you an exact number answer that you want converted to a decimal, just x (times) 1.

Try both to see how they work!

Regards,
George
Cool. Thanks for the alternatives.
 

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