HP PrintCalc 100

dalethorn d_t_h_o_r_n at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 3 12:35:35 PDT 2011


According to the PrintCalc owner manual, the 5/4 switch controls:
Round up
Round off
Round down

There was no other info, but those three sound pretty significant.


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> My HP PrintCalc 100 yields 0.66666666666 .
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> stephen thomas
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> Here is an HP trivia question.? How many HP Calculator models DO NOT ROUND in the last digit?
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> I have a new-to-me HP Calcualtor (from the Conference) that does 14 digits,
> no guard digits, and does not round the answer.? 2 / 3 = all sixes, NOT
> 0.666 666 666 666 7.? It does NOT end in 7.???I wonder how many others there
> are.
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> From: "Joseph K. Horn" <joehorn at holyjoe.net>
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> Doesn't the "5/4" key control last-digit-rounding in the PrintCalc 100?
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> -Joe-
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> My HP PrintCalc 100 yields 0.66666666666 .
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> stephen thomas
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> Date: Sun, 2 Oct 2011 17:56:15 -0700
> From: Howard Owen <egbokalaka at gmail.com>
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> Are you sure that shouldn't be a proper fraction?
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> On Oct 2, 2011, at 4:51 PM, "Joseph K. Horn" <joehorn at holyjoe.net> wrote:
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>> Doesn't the "5/4" key control last-digit-rounding in the PrintCalc 100?
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>> -Joe-
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>> From: Stephen Thomas 
>> Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2011 4:01 PM
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>> Subject: Rounding
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>> My HP PrintCalc 100 yields 0.66666666666 .
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>> stephen thomas
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