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Solution 38075: TI-Nspire CX Family List and Spreadsheets does not sort Radical Entries as Expected.

Why does the TI-Nspire CX family List and Spreadsheets not sort radical entries as expected?

TI-Nspire CX family does not support exact radical arithmetic on TI-Nspire CX.

Please Note: On the the TI-Nspire CX CAS radical entries sort as expected.

For example, the below list is sorted in ascending order you will notice that instead of the square root of 4 being listed after 1 it is instead listed at the bottom:


If you place an equal sign before the square root of 4 list and spreadsheets will evaluate the radical and you can then sort the list and receive the expected result but without the radical sign displayed:


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