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# Texas Instruments TI-36X Solar User Manual

Texas instruments scientific calculator user guide.

TI-36X Solar, English
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TI-36X Solar, English w w w. t i . c o m / c a l c t i - c a r e s @ t i . c o m...

Two-Variable Statistics Probability Clearing and Correcting Physical Constants English/Metric Conversions Constants (Repeated Operations) Memory Order of Operations Number-System Modes Boolean Logic Operations Notation Display Indicators Error Conditions In Case of Difficulty TI Product, Service, and Warranty Information 1997 Texas Instruments Incorporated...

• ### Page 3: Basic Operations, Results

Basic Operations ¦ To turn on the TI-36X Solar, expose the solar panel to light and press !. Note: Always press ! to clear the calculator because memory and display may contain incorrect numbers. ¦ To turn off the TI-36X Solar, cover the solar panel with the slide case.

• ### Page 4: Basic Arithmetic

Basic Arithmetic D > 8 2 "  60 D 5 8 12 O Completes all pending operations. With constant, repeats the operation and value. Changes sign of value just entered. 1 D 8 N D 12 O In binary, octal, or hexadecimal mode, N calculates the 2’s complement of the number in the display.

• ### Page 5: Percents

Percents Percentage ( 5% of 250 ) 250 8 5 " ‡ Ratio ( Ratio of 250 to 5 ) 250 2 5 " ‡ Add-On ( 5% add-on of 250 ) 250 D 5 " ‡ Discount ( 5% discount on 250 ) 250 >...

• ### Page 6: Fractions

Fractions b F c a F b F c " ¡ Enters a proper or improper fraction, bàc (b { 6 digits, c { 3 digits). When possible, improper fractions are displayed as mixed numbers. 3 F 4 8 3 O Single-variable functions display decimal results.

• ### Page 7: Powers And Roots, Logarithmic Functions

Powers and Roots " ‚ Logarithmic Functions (e=2.71828182846) 8 / D 4 / O 6 0 D 2 O 256 1 D 4 1 O 8 " ‚ D 4 O 5 , 3 O 8 ( Y 3 O 15.32 \$ D 12.45 \$ O 2 ( R >...

• ### Page 8: Angle Units

Angle Units " € Cycles angle-unit setting between degrees, radians, and grads without affecting the displayed number. Cycles (converts) angle-unit setting between degrees, radians, and grads for display, entry, and calculation. " € " € GRAD " € 0.785398163...

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Enter DMS (Degrees/Minutes/Seconds) values as D.MMSSs, using 0s as necessary: degrees (0–7 digits) decimal-point separator minutes (must be 2 digits) seconds (must be 2 digits) fractional part of a second For example, enter 48¡5'3.5" as 48.05035. Before using a DMS value in a calculation, you must convert it to decimal with ( |.

• ### Page 10: Rectangular To Polar, Polar To Rectangular

Rectangular to Polar " © converts rectangular coordinates (x , y) to polar coordinates (r,q). Convert rectangular coordinates ( 10,8 ) to polar. ! or ( Q 10 . 8 " © (display r) (display q) (display r) Polar to Rectangular ( { converts polar coordinates (r,q) to rectangular coordinates (x , y).

• ### Page 11: Trigonometric Functions, Hyperbolic Functions

Trigonometric Functions Before using the trigonometric functions ( ), *, +, ( V, ( W, ( X), select with ( Q. , or GRAD (if necessary) 90 ) > 30 * 1 ( V > .5 O Note: Before using a DMS (Degree/Minute/Second) value in a calculation, you must convert it to decimal with ( |.

• ### Page 12: One-variable Statistics

One-Variable Statistics " ‰ mode press O to perform basic arithmetic, STAT permutations, combinations, and polar/rectangular conversions. One-variable statistics mode. Clears all statistical data. Clears all statistical data, and memory. Enters data point. Removes data point. Adds or removes multiple occurrences of a data point.

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Find the sum, mean, population standard deviation, and sample standard deviation for the data set: 45, 55, 55, 55, 60, 80. The last data point is erroneously entered as 8, removed with ( a , and then correctly entered as 80. "...

• ### Page 14: Two-variable Statistics

Two-Variable Statistics "  x . y 4 Enters data point. x . y ( g or ( h or ( ] or ( _ or ( ^ or " œ Two-variable statistics mode. Clears all statistical data. Clears all statistical data, and memory.

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For trend-line analysis, enter 1st data point, and then enter just y values with 4. x is automatically incremented by 1. Linear Regression Example Predict y for x = 9, given (4,5), (4,5), (9,9), (2,3). Calculate correlation coefficient, slope, and intercept of the line, mean of x values, and mean of y values.

• ### Page 16: Probability

Probability A combination is an arrangement of objects in which order is not important, as in a hand of cards. " ¦ calculates the number of possible combinations of n items taken r at a time. Calculate the number of 5-card poker hands that can be dealt from a deck of 52 cards.

• ### Page 17: Clearing And Correcting

Clearing and Correcting 0 : n "  ( T M You can change from y to another operation simply by pressing the XNOR intended key if the intended operation has a lower priority. Clears display, errors, all pending operations, statistical data, and memory.

• ### Page 18: Physical Constants

Physical Constants speed of light gravitational acceleration electron mass electron charge Planck’s constant Avogadro’s number R ideal gas constant G universal gravitation Press " U and then the appropriate constant key. Calculate 3 times the speed of light: 3 8 " U 299,792,458 meters per second 9.80665 meters per second 9.1093897Q 10...

• ### Page 19: English/metric Conversions

English/Metric Conversions English/metric conversions are available only in centimeters to inches inches to centimeters liters to U.S. liquid gallons U.S. liquid gallons to liters kilograms to pounds mass pounds to kilograms Celsius to Fahrenheit Fahrenheit to Celsius grams to ounces avoirdupois ounces avoirdupois to grams...

• ### Page 20: Constants (repeated Operations)

Constants (Repeated Operations) A constant contains an operation (+, -, Q, P, y , or calculation. !, ' ', or a pending operation key clears the constant. Calculate 2 Q p , 4 Q p , and 8 Q p . 2 8 "...

• ### Page 21: Memory

Memory The TI-36X Solar has 3 memories. When a memory contains a number other than 0, single memory, press 0 : 1, 0 : 2, or 0 : 3. ! clears all three memories. ( m n " › n Stores displayed value in memory n, replacing current value.

• ### Page 22: Order Of Operations

Universal powers and roots. Multiplication and division. Addition and subtraction. Logical Logical O completes all operations. The TI-36X Solar uses the Algebraic Operating System (AOSé). It stores up to 4 pending operations (1 if is displayed). NOT. AND. XNOR. STAT...

• ### Page 23: Number-system Modes

Number-System Modes "  Selects decimal mode. " “ Selects binary ( integer portion of the displayed number. You can enter positive binary numbers as large as 111111111 (9 digits). Numbers beyond this are interpreted as negative (2’s complement) numbers. "...

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To enter the hexadecimal digits A through F, use the keys shown below. B and D are shown as uppercase letters on the keyboard, but displayed as lowercase b and d. If you enter ABCD, for example, the display shows AbCd. To display the 2’s complement of the number in the display, press N.

• ### Page 25: Boolean Logic Operations

The result is displayed in the current number base. Note: Although the TI-36X Solar does not display leading zeros for integers, logical operations treat each value as a 10-digit binary number. (A displayed value of...

• ### Page 26: Notation

Notation " ž Selects scientific notation. 12345 O " ž " Ÿ Selects engineering notation (exponent is a multiple of 3). (continued) " Ÿ "  Restores standard notation (floating- decimal) format. ( T n Sets decimal places to n (0–9), retaining notation format.

• ### Page 27: Display Indicators

Display Indicators Calculator will access 2nd function (printed on top half of key) of next key pressed. Calculator will access 3rd function (printed above key) of next key pressed. Value other than 0 in memory. Calculator will access hyperbolic function of next key pressed.

• ### Page 28: Error Conditions

Error Conditions When appears in the display, the calculator will Error not accept a keyboard entry until you press ' to clear the error condition. (' ' clears the condition and all pending operations.) General errors ¦ Result larger than ±9.999999999 Q 10 ¦...

• ### Page 29: In Case Of Difficulty

Statistical errors ¦ Data value x such that |x| ‚ 1 Q 1.0 Removing the only data value with ( a. ¦ ¦ v, w, sxn, syn, sxn-1, syn-1, correlation, intercept, slope, x', or y' with no data values or sxn-1 with one data value.

• ### Page 30: Ti Product, Service, And Warranty Information

Service and Warranty Information For information about the length and terms of the warranty or about product service, refer to the warranty statement enclosed with this product or contact your local Texas Instruments retailer/distributor. ti-cares@ti.com http://www.ti.com/calc...

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