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Chopin

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So yesterday, in Algebra class, me and my friend were both finished with the assigned worksheet. I have been using a TI 84+ Silver Edition for the last year by this point. Instead of having a key that's functionally equivalent to "Backspace" on the computer, it has arrows where you can move the cursor to a character and press "Del", which deletes the character. My friend has an old TI calculator with one of those backspace keys.

ADD and curious person I am, I pick up his calculator and started fiddling with it. (Keep in mind that this was BEFORE I realized the stunning revelation described above.) I notice a key with a little arrow on it, and say "Hey, ***, what's this do?" I proceed to enter some random string of digits into the calculator and press the key. Then I say "Oh, I figured it out! It divides by 10 and rounds down!"

We were both laughing for a good five minutes. I told the math team instructor, and she was almost literally on the ground :)

Edited by Fredil, 13 January 2009 - 07:54 PM.

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Hello!
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BHowett

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this is three month old topic on calculators in jokes and forum games, so this is not where you want to post your question. You might want to try opening a new topic in Web-Development
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