How To Use This Manual
you have the time and inclination, you can read this manual from
front to back, working every example.
not, we recommend the fol-
lowing approach for getting started.
1. Read the first five chapters in part 1, "Fundamentals," to get
comfortable with the calculator.
There are two appendixes that compare the HP-28S with other
styles of calculators .
you're familiar with other Hewlett-Packard calculators that
use RPN, read appendix B, "Notes for RPN Calculator Users,"
on page 296 .
you're familiar with calculators that use a form of algebraic
entry, read appendix
"Notes for Algebraic Calculator Us-
ers," on page 302.
you're interested in a topic covered later in part
skip ahead and try the examples in that chapter.
What's in This Manual
"Fundamentals," demonstrates how to work some simple prob-
lems. While solving these problems you'll learn the basics about HP-
28S operations, object types, and menus.
Part 2, "Summary of Calculator Features," builds on part 1.
more detail about how to use the calculator, including options and
features not discussed in part 1. Using part 2, you can extend the
examples in part 1 to solve your own problems.
How to Use This Manual