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
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 ...