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Weird computation error when using fnInt (numerical integral) on TI-84 Plus

Today in Calculus class I was bored so I decided to try and approximate $\pi$ by evaluating $\left( \displaystyle \int_{-a}^a e^{-x^2} dx \right)^2$ on my calculator for larger and larger values of ...
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Using a casio calculator for numerical methods

I am just starting numerical methods, and I find myself typing in an equation into my calculator to get an answer, then re-inputting the answer to that iteration back into the equation, repeat etc. I ...
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Calculate ln(x) using 8-digit calculator

I have a bit of a unique problem. Well, maybe not a problem because I'm really just curious about it, but... I have a simple 8 digit calculator. It has +, -, x, /, and a constant operation function. ...
Why does my calculator show $2^{-329} = 0?$
On my calculator, I usually get a $0$ when I divide something by $2$, a lot of times if that makes sense, but I was just wondering why does $2^{-329} = 0?$
How to calculate $e^x$ with a standard calculator
Is there a simple method for calculating the $e^x$ ($x\in\mathbb{R}$) with a basic add/subtract/multiply/divide calculator that converges in reasonable time, preferably without having to memorize ...