Saturday, 20 July 2013

Entering a complex number in vector on the HP-50G

Entering complex numbers can be done as folows:

standard form: x + yi
vector form: (x,y)

can only be entered as vector form: (r,<ΓΈ)

The HP-50G can only accept real numbers in Vector Form:
is not allowed.

 It has to be entered as:

Here is one method to convert and enter the number (other suggestions welcome):

(note: change to "complex" mode at 00:12 is Press-and-Hold LeftShift & press i  (on TOOL button)

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