NeoCal Documentation

NeoCal for Palm OS User Guide

Probability

The input for these calculations is restricted to non-negative integers.

  • calculates the number of possible sets of y different items taken x at a time.
  • calculates the number of possible different arrangements of y different items taken x at a time.
  • calculates the factorial of the displayed number.
  • calculates the gamma of the displayed number.
  • returns a pseudo-random number between 0 and 1.

For example,

  1. Press to calculate the number of different five-card hands that can be dealt from a deck of cards (2,598,960).
  2. Press to calculate the factorial of 10 (3,628,800).
  3. Press to calculate the gamma of 10 (362,880).
  4. Press to generate a number between zero and one.
  5. Press to generate a different number between zero and one.