same fashion that we changed the Fixed number of decimals in the
Press the !!@@OK#@ soft menu key return to the calculator display. The number
now is shown as:
This result, 1.23E2, is the calculator's version of powers-of-ten notation,
i.e., 1.235 x 10
front of the Sci number format (shown earlier) represents the number of
significant figures after the decimal point.
includes one integer figure as shown above. For this case, therefore, the
number of significant figures is four.
The engineering format is very similar to the scientific format, except that
the powers of ten are multiples of three.
To set this format, start by pressing the H button. Next, use the down
arrow key, ˜, to select the option Number format. Press the @CHOOS soft
menu key and select the option Engineering with the arrow down key ˜.
Keep the number 3 in front of the Eng. (This number can be changed in
the same fashion that we changed the Fixed number of decimals in an
. In this, so-called, scientific notation, the number 3 in
Scientific notation always