Dealing with Fractions
In This Chapter
Setting the mode
Converting fractions and decimals
Accessing hidden shortcut menus
Using fractions and mixed numbers
Entering complex numbers in fractions
Working with complex fractions
I often hear students ask, “Where is the fraction key?” The short answer is that there’s no fraction key, per se. The long answer is that there are many fraction tools built into this calculator. For starters, isn’t a fraction just division in disguise? So, pressing / between two numbers creates a fraction. Of course, there’s much more to dealing with fractions on this calculator. To learn all the fraction functionality that is at your fingertips, just continue reading this chapter.
Setting the Mode
Do you prefer fractions or decimals? Would you rather work with an improper fraction or a mixed number? There’s no right answer to these questions, but what ...