FINANCIAL PROGRAMMABLE CALCULATOR
INSTRUCTIONS
This calculator can be used like a normal hand held financial calculator. It is based on the famous Hewlett-Packard 12C
programmable financial calculator used by a great many financial professionals around the world.
- Enter your variables by clicking on the calculator buttons on the screen.
- As an alternative, you can enter some values with your keyboard. See below for details.
- Please click here if you need instructions for using this
type of advanced financial calculator.
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NOTES
- This calculator emulator uses Reverse Polish Notation where the operators are entered after the numbers. For example, to calculate 3 + 2 the calculator
button sequence would be 3 Enter 2 +. As a result, there is no need for an equals button.
- The calculator is programmable just like the real-world version. Programming sounds complicated but is simply a method of storing a sequence of
frequently used keystrokes.
- The programming process is easy and intuitive and and allows you to run your own automated calculation sequences.
Here is a list of the keyboard shortcuts that can be used to enter some values instead of clicking the buttons on the calculator above.
Keyboard |
Function |
C |
Clear (CLx) |
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 |
Insert corresponding digit |
. |
Insert decimal point |
/ |
Divide |
* |
Multiply |
- |
Subtract |
+ |
Add |
% |
Percent |
F |
Gold prefix key (f) |
G |
Blue prefix key (g) |
R |
Recall key (RCL) |
S |
Store key (STO) |
Z |
Delete last character |
Enter or Return |
Enter the input |