# How do you do scientific notation on a TI 84 Plus?

## How do you do scientific notation on a TI 84 Plus?

Press [MODE] and use the arrow keys to choose Sci (short for Scientific mode) and press [ENTER]. You can rest assured that all your answers will be displayed in scientific notation.

### What is wrong scientific notation?

Incorrect. You moved the decimal point the correct number of spaces, but the number you created is different than the number you started with: 1.00357 x 10-6 ≠ 0.000001357. To write a small number (between 0 and 1) in scientific notation, you move the decimal to the right and the exponent will have to be negative.

#### How do you put scientific notation in a TI 84 Plus calculator?

**How do you put 6.02 x10 23 in a calculator?**

For example, to enter Avogadro’s number 6.02 x 10^23 is the traditional method….This is the use of the EE button.

- type in the significant figures, 6.02.
- hit the 2nd key (top left)
- hit the EE button (above the #7, also X-1)
- type in the exponent, 23.

**Why is my TI 84 giving answers in scientific notation?**

Check to see if there is a button labeled “mode”. If there is a button labeled mode push it, then select “NORMAL” instead of “SCI”. Check to see if there is a button labeled “mode”. If there is a button labeled mode push it, then select “NORMAL” instead of “SCI”.

## How do you write 1.5 in scientific notation?

The number 10 is called the base because it is this number that is raised to the power n. Although a base number may have values other than 10, the base number in scientific notation is always 10….1.5: Scientific Notation – Writing Large and Small Numbers.

Explanation | Answer | |
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d | Because the decimal point was moved four places to the left, n = 4. | 1.2378×104 |

### How do you write 1.2 in scientific notation?

Although a base number may have values other than 10, the base number in scientific notation is always 10….1.2: Scientific Notation – Writing Large and Small Numbers.

Explanation | Answer | |
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a | To convert 637.8 to a number from 1 to 10, we move the decimal point two places to the left: 637.8 Because the decimal point was moved two places to the left, n = 2. | 6.378×102 |

#### How do you do x10 on a scientific calculator?

Enter the exponent, which can be one or two digits. If the exponent is negative, press k, and then enter the exponent. â stands for “x10” and the calculator interprets the entire number as (123.45 x 10-2) as if it was entered with parentheses.

**Can TI 84 convert to scientific notation?**

Students can change the TI-84 Plus mode to “Sci” to convert numbers to scientific notation. To change the mode, press M and ► to move to Sci, then press e. The answer will appear with an E.

**How do I get rid of the E on my TI 84?**

Explanation:

- TI models: Press [SCI/ENG]. The display shows FLO SCI ENG. Use the left arrow key to select FLO.
- Casio models: Press [SHIFT][MODE][6:Fix]. You are then prompted to enter a number between 0 and 9.
- Sharp models: Press [SET UP] [1:FSE] [0:FIX]. This sets the calculator to use a fixed number of decimal places.