# How to type in scientific notation on scientific calculator?

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**For a TI-30 calculator:**

Take for example the number

**The TI-30XS MultiView™ scientific calculators do not have an [EE] key. Instead they have a shortcut key, [x10n] which can be used to enter exponents for scientific notation.

**For a TI-83/84**

To ensure that the number you type in remains in scientific notation, press the mode key and highlight SCI on the top line. If you keep it in NORMAL mode, the number will be expanded when you press the enter key.

Lets use the same example as the TI-30,

If you do not use a Texas Instrument calculator, you can probably find its manual or a set of instructions online.