Solution 12168: Troubleshooting a TI-89 family, TI-92 family, and Voyage™ 200 Calculator that Returns Answers Containing Letters (ie 2h8 or 0h1E).
Why does the TI-89 family, TI-92 family, and Voyage 200 Calculator return answers like 2h8 or 0h1E?
The TI-89 family, TI-92 family, and Voyage 200 will display results containing letters if the number base mode has been changed to hexadecimal or binary. To change the base mode back to decimal, follow the steps below.
• Press [MODE]
• Press [F2] to go to page 2
• Scroll down to Base, arrow over to the right and select 1: DEC
• Press [ENTER] to save the base mode
• Press [ENTER] to return to the home screen
Calculations should now show expected numeric results.
Please see the TI-89 family, TI-92 family, and Voyage 200 guidebooks for additional information.