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1. What is the easiest way to calculate % on a calculator? (not percentage!)

For example 304 % 43 = 3

I calculated this by doing 304 - 43, ANS - 43 until I got to a figure less than 43 but greater than 0.
I'm sure there is a better way.

Anyone know?
(if it helps I have a casio scientific one)
2. (Original post by Slick 'n' Shady)
What is the easiest way to calculate % on a calculator? (not percentage!)

For example 304 % 43 = 3

I calculated this by doing 304 - 43, ANS - 43 until I got to a figure less than 43 but greater than 0.
I'm sure there is a better way.

Anyone know?
(if it helps I have a casio scientific one)
Sorry. I didn't understand your question :P
3. 304 / 43 = 7.069767442
7.069767442 - 7=0.069767442
0.069767442 * 43= 3

OR

304 / 43 = 7.069767442
7*43 = 301
304 - 301 = 3

4. (Original post by Joinedup)
304 / 43 = 7.069767442
7*43 = 301
304 - 301 = 3
I approve

(although I bet someone knows a button that I don't...)
5. (Original post by Swayum)
I approve

(although I bet someone knows a button that I don't...)
Yeah, a button it what I am looking for as my subtraction method really is easier/quicker.
I just keep pressing the equals button.
6. Get a calculator with a mod button on it then.
7. (Original post by Slick 'n' Shady)
Yeah, a button it what I am looking for as my subtraction method really is easier/quicker.
I just keep pressing the equals button.
Try working out what 123456 is modulo 427 by pressing the equals button... it'll take you a while To be honest, using the method (which is the divide by n, then subtract the integer part, then multiply through by n again) gives you the answer directly without you giving yourself an RSI.
8. I don't know of any normal scientific calculator that has a suitable button but if you have your computer switched on ....

http://www.calculator-tab.com/
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