Setting up Calculator

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The Basics: CASIO fx-83GT PLUS

1

Common functions and where to find them
The Basics: CASIO fx-83GT PLUS

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ALPHA
REPLAY
SHIFT

MODE / SETUP

Power of two
Powers
Convert fraction or square root to decimal

Square root
Negative
number

Clear screen

Delete last entry
Use previous answer

2

Common functions
The Basics: CASIO fx-83GT PLUS

BUTTON

NAME

FUNCTION

SHIFT

Access functions in yellow text above buttons.

ALPHA

Access functions in pink text above buttons.

MODE / SETUP

Choose calculation mode: COMP (general), STAT
(statistical and regression), TABLE (build number table from function) or VERIFY (true/false).

REPLAY
(up and down arrows)

Access previous calculations (not available in STAT mode). REPLAY
(left and right arrows)

Step into a previous calculation (to check or edit a calculation). All Clear

Clear screen for next calculation.

Delete

Delete item to the left of the cursor's position.

Standard to Decimal

Convert a fraction or square root answer to decimal.

Answer Memory

The result of the most recent calculation (can be used in the next calculation).
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Setup for first use
The Basics: CASIO fx-83GT PLUS

EXPLANATION

OPERATION – PRESS BUTTONS

Switch on
Turn on computation mode
Turn on decimal notation
Turn off scientific notation
Turn off improper fraction notation


You only need to perform the above steps once. Some of the features described in these slides will not work unless you make these changes.



If you want to reset your calculator to the default settings, perform the following:
Restore default settings

4

Computation – fractions and decimals
The Basics: CASIO fx-83GT PLUS

EXPLANATION
3
5

OPERATION – PRESS BUTTONS

in decimals

0.6
3
5

Convert to fraction
7
4

RESULT

in decimals

1.75

Convert to fraction

1

7

3
4



The last result is "one

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