CALC 1 has the following ways to store/ recall numbers:
key copies the value from the x register into a storage variable. Storage variables a-w are general purpose user variables. If there was a pending expression, pressing STO then "u", for example, will evaluate the expression before storing it in the "u" variable.
key copies the value from the storage variable into the x register.
If you are entering a expression in chain mode, 5 + RCL b, the expression will be "5.00 + 12.00" for the value of 12.00 in b.
If you are entering a expression in algebraic mode, 5 + RCL b, the expression will be "5 + b".
So if you have a pending expression in ALG calculation mode, RCL will insert the variable into the expression. Otherwise the value will be placed in the x register.
If you need to begin the expression with a variable in ALG mode, tap the "←" then RCL b + 5 to get "b + 5" as the expression.
With Key Preview, tapping STO or RCL will display the value of the respective storage variable on the key. This feature makes it easy to see which variables are available and the values of used variables.
|STO + key a - w||Adds x to the selected memory location.|
|STO - key a - w||Subtracts x from the selected memory location.|
|STO × key a - w||Multiplies the selected memory location by x.|
|STO ÷ key a - w||Divides the selected memory location by x.|
|RCL + key a - w||Adds the selected memory location to x.|
|RCL - key a - w||Subtracts the selected memory location from x.|
|RCL × key a - w||Multiplies x by the selected memory location.|
|RCL ÷ key a - w||Divides x by the selected memory location.|
The last 200 results of every expression and key calculation is stored in the History list. The history list shows you the results along with the expression or key used to calculate it. Tapping the row will enter the value into the x register.
For many functions the value used will be stored in the 'last x' register. Tap 'RCL, last x' (located on the bottom row) to recall this value.
The expression Calculators will automatically assume that if you enter a number or expression and tap one of the expression parameter keys that you wish to store the value. So after keying in "150", there is no need to tap =, then STO, then the "old" value key in the Percent Change calculator. Just tap "150" then "old". The "AS" indicator will appear in the display when Auto STO is active. See the Auto STO page. "Long press" the key and the hint will tell you if a Store or Calculation will take place.
The Automatic Stack keeps the last 4 results. Tapping SWAP and ROLL will bring the values to the x() register.
RPN users are familiar with the automatic stack. With CALC 1, users who prefer the chain calculation mode will also find the automatic stack useful in incorporating recent results in calculations. See the Calculations Using the Chain (CHN) Calculation Mode for an example.
Calculators that uses lists will have STO/RCL keys to store and recall lists.
Numbered Lists,1-10 store lists to the Data Manager. If the calculator uses 2 lists, both list x and y will be saved to the data manager item. For 1 list calculators, list x will be saved to the data item. These lists are properties of the calculator. So "list 1" will contain different data on the LIN Curve Fitting calculator than "list 1" on the LN Curve fitting calculator. Having storage for each calculator, plus the ability to duplicate items in the Data Manager allows virtually unlimited list storage.
Lists with letters, list a - list f, y are global to all calculators and they always store a single list.
Recalling lists in a 1 lists calculator will recall the list to list x, the "working list".
Recalling lists 1 - 10 in a 2 list calculator will recall the lists to lists x and y.
Some calculators (TVM, Triangles, ...) have keys to store multiple values associated with the Focused Calculator. For example, STO tvm 1 on a TVM calculator will store all of the TVM values (n, I/YR, PV, PMT, FV) as well as P/YR, C/YR BEG mode. This can be used to store scenarios or to provide a starting point for 15 or 30 year loans.