No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers / Exact Mode?
12-17-2013, 05:10 PM (This post was last modified: 12-17-2013 05:11 PM by ArielPalazzesi.)
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 ArielPalazzesi Member Posts: 90 Joined: Dec 2013
RE: No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers / Exact Mode?
(12-17-2013 04:25 PM)John R. Graham Wrote:  Yes, I saw that, but what it appears might be implied is that exact numbers are not supported uniformly across the whole calculator. As a trivial example, when I enter (on my HP50g)
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2 [Enter] 6 รท
then I expect to see the result $$\frac{1}{3}$$ on the stack. If I need the numeric approximation, then it's just a keystroke away.

- John

In CAS Mode, 1/3 = $$\frac{1}{3}$$ on the stack.

In Home Mode, 1/3 = 0.33333333333 on the stack.

CAS Mode and Home Mode works different, obviusly
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 Messages In This Thread No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers / Exact Mode? - John R. Graham - 12-17-2013, 02:49 PM RE: No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers? - ArielPalazzesi - 12-17-2013, 04:08 PM RE: No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers? - John R. Graham - 12-17-2013, 04:25 PM RE: No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers / Exact Mode? - ArielPalazzesi - 12-17-2013 05:10 PM RE: No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers / Exact Mode? - jgreenb2 - 12-17-2013, 05:34 PM RE: No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers / Exact Mode? - John R. Graham - 12-17-2013, 05:48 PM RE: No (Or Limited) Arbitrary Precision Integers / Exact Mode? - Joe Horn - 12-19-2013, 05:58 AM

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