# Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator "square negative" Questions

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## When i square a negative number i get a negative

...square a negative number i get a negative result when it should be positive.... Use parentheses. If you enter (-) 2 x^2, you're not squaring negative-two, but getting the negative of two-squared ...

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## Wrong answer with squared negatives.

square a negative number its gives me a negative answer. For example -2 squared equals a positve 4, but it gives me -4. Is there a way to change the settings so that I will receive accurate answers to

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## When i square a negative,

...square a negative, i get a negative answer, how do i fix it so it gives me the positive number? Actually, you're negating a square, not squaring a negative. When you put in -x^2, it's getting ...

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## Negative answer when squaring a neg number

...square a negative number, I get a negative answer. I also get a negative answer with any exponent (including all even exponents). Please help, I want it to properly show me positive answers to a ...

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## When I square a negative

...square a negative number, my calculator gives me a negative number. i.e. -4^2=-16 No, you're not squaring a negative number, you're negating a square. When you press (-) 4 ^ 2 ENTER , the ...

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## When I square a negative number (eg -2^2) it gives

...square a negative number (eg -2^2) it gives me a negative answer (-4) why isn't it giving me a positive answer? You're not squaring a negative number, you're negating a square. What you need to do is ...

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## I am having issues performing a simple function on

...square a negative number - I get a negative number as opposed to a positive number?? example -3 - which I specify the negative using the (-) to the left of the enter key, then I select the number key ...

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## I cant figure out how

...square root of a negative number The square root of a negative number is an imaginary number, and the TI-30XA does not deal with imaginary numbers. However, the square root of -x is equal to i times ...

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## Why is it that when

...negative number, you're negating a square. This sequence of keystrokes calculates -(105^2), and -11025 is the correct answer for this. Since the ^ operator binds more tightly than the (-) operator, ...

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## My TI84 plus silver edition calculator is giving

...the negative of 25 squared. 25 squared is 625, and the negative of that is -625. If you want to calculate the square of negative 25, you need to tell the calculator that. Press ( (-) 2 5 ) ^ 2 ENTER

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