The approx() Command

approx.png

Command Summary

Gives a decimal approximation of an expression.

Command Syntax

approx(expression)

Menu Location

While on the home screen:

  • Press F2 to enter the Algebra menu.
  • Press 5 to paste approx(.

Calculator Compatibility

This command works on all calculators.

Token Size

1 byte

The approx() command forces an expression to be evaluated in approximate mode, temporarily ignoring the mode setting. It's equivalent to pressing ♦ and ENTER when performing a calculation on the home screen.

:approx(π)
           3.14159265359

When applied to a complicated expression, matrix, or list, it approximates every number that occurs there.

Related Commands

Unless otherwise stated, the content of this page is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 License