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Using a scientific calculator
Using a scientific calculator

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6.2 Inserting a missing root

Sometimes when entering into your calculator an expression involving roots, you may accidentally forget to press the appropriate function key. However, moving the cursor to the correct point and pressing the missing key, as in section 1, will not work as this simply inserts an empty template.

If you wish to edit an expression to insert a missing root, first move the cursor to the correct place – that is, to the left of the number. Then activate the ‘Insert’ function by pressing (INS), and finally press the appropriate root key.