Expression limits for three calcs, please

03232014, 03:06 AM
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Expression limits for three calcs, please
Hi all.
Perhaps I used the overly general search phrase in Google of "formula length limit Casio fx115es" (without quotes) and used the same string for Sharp ELW516X and TI36X Pro which lead me down several unrelated paths. But, I would like to know what the maximum length a mathematical expression can be with each of the aforementioned calcs, please. Or, is the expression limit governed by open parentheses, pending operations or bytes? Any insights would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. 

03232014, 11:44 AM
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RE: Expression limits for three calcs, please
For the Casio it's in the User's Guide on page E11:
Quote:Number of Input Characters (Bytes) The limit is the size of the input buffer. For the other calculators the limits are very likely to be similar. Marcus von Cube Wehrheim, Germany http://www.mvcsys.de http://wp34s.sf.net http://mvcsys.de/doc/basiccompare.html 

03232014, 05:57 PM
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RE: Expression limits for three calcs, please
(03232014 03:06 AM)Matt Agajanian Wrote: Perhaps I used the overly general search phrase in Google of "formula length limit Casio fx115es" (without quotes) and used the same string for Sharp ELW516X and TI36X Pro which lead me down several unrelated paths. But, I would like to know what the maximum length a mathematical expression can be with each of the aforementioned calcs, please. Or, is the expression limit governed by open parentheses, pending operations or bytes? Marcus has given you the answer for the Casio. As he mentions, the answer is in the manual. I would suggest you download the manual for all three calculators and a little reading will most likely turn up the answer your looking for. Reading the manuals is almost always preferable than just doing generic Google searches. The answer may depend on whether you are comparing maximum characters allowed in an input line, or a function or maximum number of levels (ie. parenthesis allowed). Bill 

03232014, 06:54 PM
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RE: Expression limits for three calcs, please
Hi Marcus, Bill (and the rest of our MoHPC group)
Buffer size was what I encountered with the Sharp. So, I kinda figgered as much for the particular expression I was entering. I also surmised that buffer limits would carry over to the other models. But, as with the long history of AOS limits I'm familiar with, I had to see if those pending/parentheses bottlenecks were also in place. The above stated, thank Marcus & Bill for confirming my hunches. 

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