Chapter 2

Doing Basic Arithmetic

In This Chapter

Entering and evaluating arithmetic expressions

Utilizing exponent and roots

Working in scientific notation

Knowing the important keys

Obeying the order of operations

Storing and recalling variables

Using the previous answer

Combining expressions

When you use the calculator to evaluate an arithmetic expression such as 510 + 46, the format in which the calculator displays the answer depends on how you have set the mode of the calculator. Do you want answers displayed in scientific notation? Do you want all numbers rounded to two decimal places?

Setting the mode of the calculator affords you the opportunity to tell the calculator how you ...

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