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Old 05-30-2013, 12:08 AM
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hey guys quick question. I'm not used to using TI-30xiis(the scientific calculator that can be used for P exam). When I input (2/3)+1 and get 1.6666666, and do decimal to fraction button, instead of getting (5/3) i get 1u2/3, I was wondering if there is an option to fix that and will most of numbers show up as improper fractions on this calculator? thanks
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Old 05-30-2013, 01:29 AM
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This is by no means "fancy" but when the answers are in fractions and I don't feel like doing the algebra to get a fraction answer, I would always just plug in the answers and hope that those fractions, as a decimal, matched my decimal =P

Otherwise, and I'm sure you probably noticed, your calculator is just giving you the answer in proper form (e.g. 1 and 2/3). To get improper, just turn it into improper!

Hope this helps
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:29 AM
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