Square Root (sqrt) in Calculator's Scientific Mode
To mathematically perform the square root function in the scientificmode, use the (x^y) button as the following example demonstrates. Tocalculate the square root of 144, do the following:
- Type 144.
- Press the (x^y) button.
- Type 0.5 or .5.
- Press the equal sign (=) button or another operator button.
_____1. \/ x is equal to... 2_____2. \/ x^1 which is equal to... (1/2) (.5)3. x^ or x^NOTE: The equation in step 3 represents the (x^y) button; therefore,it can be used as the equivalent substitution for the (sqrt) button.
Article ID: 67184 - Last Review: 12/04/2015 09:05:28 - Revision: 3.0
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