Re: sqrt(4) -> 2 and such

On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 04:54:34 -0700 (PDT), [email]squeetox@gmail.com[/email] wrote:

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>Hi,

>I don't know what's happened but lately my HP 50g doesn't simplify

>expressions with square roots such as:

>sqrt(4) -> 2

>sqrt(8) -> 2*sqrt(2)

>1/sqrt(2) -> sqrt(2)/2

>etc.

>I guess some flag may have changed accidentally but I can't find out

>which one it is.

>Thanks for your help.[/color]

[RightShift]+[Enter] to toggle between exact (=) and

approximate (~) mode.

Damir

Re: sqrt(4) -> 2 and such

But sqrt(4) is exactly 2, why don't I get that result while in exact

mode? What about the others, because I don't want a decimal approx.

Re: sqrt(4) -> 2 and such

> But sqrt(4) is exactly 2, why don't I get that result while in exact[color=blue]

> mode? What about the others, because I don't want a decimal approx.[/color]

Run the command CASCFG. That resets back to defaults.

TW