Question about Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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Let's take a simple example to understand.

# Convert 0.5 Decimal to Fraction:

0.5 = 5/10

gcd(5,10) = 5

0.5 = (5/5)/(10/5) = 1/2

Also, you can use online Decimal to Fraction Calculator to do so.

https://www.decimal-to-fraction.com/

Posted on Jul 26, 2019

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Decimal to fraction:
Type in your decimal (i.e. .5)
Then press [MATH] > press [ENTER] on [>FRAC]
Then press [ENTER] again
Example:
.5>Frac
1/2
For a fraction to decimal:
Simply type in the fraction and press [ENTER]
Example:
1/3
.33333333333
(*Note that the decimal value is truncated to fit the screen)

Hope that helps! Have fun calculating!

Posted on May 03, 2011

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

The way it works is as follow. If a result is displayed as a fraction you can convert it to its decimal representation. **If you do nothing after the conversion**, you can revert the decimal representation to the fraction.

Apr 29, 2014 | Texas Instruments Office Equipment &...

The F-D key converts a **displayed result** from fraction to decimal and vice-versa.

If in the polynomial expression a numerical coefficient is a fraction just enter it as a fraction, possibly enclosed in parentheses. If it is a decimal number just enter it as a decimal number. Converting it to a fraction is not going to generate any more precision in the result. You lose precision when you go from fraction to decimal, but you do not make a number more precise by converting it from a decimal representation to a fraction.

If in the polynomial expression a numerical coefficient is a fraction just enter it as a fraction, possibly enclosed in parentheses. If it is a decimal number just enter it as a decimal number. Converting it to a fraction is not going to generate any more precision in the result. You lose precision when you go from fraction to decimal, but you do not make a number more precise by converting it from a decimal representation to a fraction.

Nov 16, 2013 | Casio FX9750GII Graphic Calculator

To convert a fraction to a decimal or a decimal to fraction you use the [a b/c] key.

While converting a fraction to a decimal number is always possible, converting a decimal to a fraction may, at times, not be possible.

While converting a fraction to a decimal number is always possible, converting a decimal to a fraction may, at times, not be possible.

Sep 10, 2010 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

To convert fractions to decimals, and decimals to fractions use the [a b/c] key. If the total number of symbols (num, denom, fraction bar) to display a fraction exceeds 10, the fraction is automatically converted to decimal format.

Jul 19, 2010 | Casio FX-300MS Calculator

For converting answers in decimal to fraction or fraction to decimal there is a S<->D key above delete key.If the answers is in fractional form press this key and it will be converted to decimal form.

Jun 04, 2010 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

You can always convert a fraction to a decimal. The reverse may not always be possible. Look at the example on the screen capture.

You may be lucky and recover a fraction you have just converted into decimal format, but you cannot just write 0.333333333333 and expect the calculator to convert it to 1/3: The true fraction 1/3 has an infinite number of 3's after the decimal mark.

You may be lucky and recover a fraction you have just converted into decimal format, but you cannot just write 0.333333333333 and expect the calculator to convert it to 1/3: The true fraction 1/3 has an infinite number of 3's after the decimal mark.

May 26, 2010 | Casio FX-260 Calculator

If you enter an improper fraction or a mixed fraction with the the [a b/c] key it will be displayed as a fraction. This result being displayed you can press the [F-D] key to convert the fraction to decimal. If you do nothing else and you press the [F-D] key again, the original fraction will be restored.

However, it seems that you cannot enter an arbitrary decimal number and convert it to a fraction. The [F-D] key seems to work one way : from a fraction to a decimal number. You will only recover a fraction if the original number was a fraction.

However, it seems that you cannot enter an arbitrary decimal number and convert it to a fraction. The [F-D] key seems to work one way : from a fraction to a decimal number. You will only recover a fraction if the original number was a fraction.

Jan 19, 2010 | Casio FX-9750GPlus Calculator

You can convert between Standard Form (with fractions and pi) or
Decimal form by using the "S<->D" button. Use Mode 1 if you
mostly prefer fraction answers and you can use the SD button to convert
to decimal or use Mode 2 if you mostly prefer decimal answers and use
the SD button to see the fraction.

I hope this helps and good luck!

Please remember to vote Thanks.

I hope this helps and good luck!

Please remember to vote Thanks.

Oct 31, 2009 | Casio FX-115ES Scientific Calculator

Hello,

Press [MATH][1:ToFrac] to convert an aswer to fraction.

If you enter 18.52[ToFrac] [ENTER gives 463/25

[MATH][2:ToDEC] converts a fraction to a decimal number.

Hope it helps.

Press [MATH][1:ToFrac] to convert an aswer to fraction.

If you enter 18.52[ToFrac] [ENTER gives 463/25

[MATH][2:ToDEC] converts a fraction to a decimal number.

Hope it helps.

Sep 22, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Hello,

Once you enter a fraction the calculator calculates it and displays a decimal result.So basically you cannot do fraction manipulations. However you can convert a decimal result into a fraction. To do the conversion, you enter the decimal number then you Press [MATH] and [1]. (** -->Frac)** The number will be converted.

Similarly you can enter a fraction to a decimal number**(-->Dec)**

[MATH] [2:] [ENTER]. But I see no point in doing that, because any fraction entered is displayed as a decimal number.

Hope it helps

Once you enter a fraction the calculator calculates it and displays a decimal result.So basically you cannot do fraction manipulations. However you can convert a decimal result into a fraction. To do the conversion, you enter the decimal number then you Press [MATH] and [1]. (

Similarly you can enter a fraction to a decimal number

[MATH] [2:] [ENTER]. But I see no point in doing that, because any fraction entered is displayed as a decimal number.

Hope it helps

Sep 03, 2009 | Texas Instruments Office Equipment &...

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