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Old 10-07-2022, 03:30 PM   #1
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calculator - 1/6 or 1/11, what language is, for reg or scientific


Try to study computers and calculators and was wondering what language or libraries are used. was thinking of a non-scientific, non-graphing calc... and how to do it by hand. (Thats code with your mind) lol. please show work, thanks -- EDIT: Not necessary.

This was inspired by a Matt parker video, where he used a casio calculator...
was interested more to know over all hand calculators what systems of math used as
Thanks.

Last edited by rico001; 10-08-2022 at 07:20 PM. Reason: given feedback, edited for clarity and to limit scope of question
 
Old 10-07-2022, 03:43 PM   #2
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While I want to encourage anyone who wants to learn something new, I cannot understand what you are asking. Are you interested in learning "what language or libraries are used" for computers and calculators? Or are you trying to learn how computers and calculators perform their calculations, "and how to do it [same method of calculation] by hand"? And what is the relevance of "1/6 or 1/11" to your question? Are you trying to learn fractional math?

And this, "please show work", makes your question look suspiciously like copy/paste homework question... but we'll ignore that for the moment...

I don't know Matt [Pp]arker and must ask what did he use the casio calculator for?

Please try to be more clear about what you are asking so that others may provide relevant replies, and good luck learning new things!

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Old 10-07-2022, 04:05 PM   #3
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My calculator is written in 400 lines of Perl/Tk. If I were writing one today I might start with Tkinter.
 
Old 10-07-2022, 05:22 PM   #4
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I don't know Matt [Pp]arker and must ask what did he use the casio calculator for?
I know who Matt Parker is, but still have no clue as to the relevance of him or a Casio calculator to whatever might be being asked.

 
Old 10-08-2022, 07:12 PM   #5
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While I want to encourage anyone who wants to learn something new, I cannot understand what you are asking. Are you interested in learning "what language or libraries are used" for computers and calculators? Or are you trying to learn how computers and calculators perform their calculations, "and how to do it [same method of calculation] by hand"? And what is the relevance of "1/6 or 1/11" to your question? Are you trying to learn fractional math?

And this, "please show work", makes your question look suspiciously like copy/paste homework question... but we'll ignore that for the moment...

I don't know Matt [Pp]arker and must ask what did he use the casio calculator for?

Please try to be more clear about what you are asking so that others may provide relevant replies, and good luck learning new things!
Thank you for feedback, I should not asked people to show work... or do by hand... because I can search online for my own personal studies I am looking into alot... Not fair to others... will edit.


I found a good site with open source DIY calculator hardware and software, and will begin to look into that as well. It has PDF explanatory manual or guide. clivemaxfield diycalculator
downloads

then there was an
Additional Documentation



I often get confused between the concrete reality of direct concrete often observable, finite reality of physics as it applies to the invisible, abstract, often difficult to comprehend, infinite/unending reality of math.

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Old 10-08-2022, 07:21 PM   #6
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My calculator is written in 400 lines of Perl/Tk. If I were writing one today I might start with Tkinter.
Thanks, will look into that. Edit will probably help alot with GUIs but is not directly related to math or portable hand calculators

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