# How many decimal places should a calculator display?

## How many decimal places should a calculator display?

Your calculator comes from the factory set to two (2) decimal places. This level of rounding can lead to significant errors in many TVM problems.

## How do you change the decimal places on a BA II Plus financial calculator?

To change the number of decimal places that appear on your TI BA II Plus, follow these steps:

1. Press the 2nd button.
2. Next press the . key.
3. Finally, press one of the number keys (0 – 9) to set the number of decimals places you want displayed, followed by ENTER.

## What is the 2 decimal place?

Rounding a decimal number to two decimal places is the same as rounding it to the hundredths place, which is the second place to the right of the decimal point. For example, 2.83620364 can be round to two decimal places as 2.84, and 0.7035 can be round to two decimal places as 0.70.

## How do I set the decimal places on the HP 12c Platinum?

This document describes how to set the desired number of decimal places on the HP 12c Platinum calculator in standard format. It also covers entering numbers in scientific notation. Press and release . Press the number key for the desired number of decimal places to be displayed to the right of the decimal point (0 through 9).

## How do I change the way numbers are displayed on HP 12c?

To do this, press f . and results will be displayed in scientific notation. The HP 12c also has a feature that allows you to change the way numbers are displayed. You can have separators between large numbers (like 10,000) displayed as either a comma (,) or a decimal (.) on the HP 12c.

## What is an hp12c calculator?

The HP12C calculator is Hewlett Packard’s longest and best-selling product, in continual production since its introduction in 1981. Due to its simple operation for key financial calculations, the calculator long ago became the de facto standard among financial professionals.

## How do I store numbers in the hp12c?

The HP12C allows you to store numbers using the following key strokes: Key in the value that you wish to store (unless the value is already displayed on the screen). We will use 1,234 in the example below. Key [STO] followed by the storage register (0 – 9) that you wish to store your value in:

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