Posted by **saranghae12** on Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 10:49pm.

hi! I am having problems with my caculator. it is the complex kind of caculator. I have been trying to play around with it. when ever I use decimals with multiplication, division, subtraction, and addition, the answer is a fraction. doea anybody know how to use these kinds of caculators?

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**MathMate**, Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at 11:54pm
Yes, I bought one like that recently.

It was a Sharp ELW535X which displays maths expressions on multiple lines (by default). Therefore if I calculate 2/3= it gives me a fraction.

To get decimal, I pressed

setup

2:editor

1:line

and it the gave me 0.666666666 as answer.

*However*, every calculator is made differently, so you'll need to post the model of your calculator in order that someone could help you.

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**Dr Russ**, Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 9:32am
If it is the Casio fx-83ES (very popular in schools) and similar which also does this, press the S<>D key when the fraction is in the display and this will convert the fraction to a decimal.

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**saranghae12**, Monday, September 12, 2011 at 10:23pm
thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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