January 21st, 2013, 03:27 PM
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Programming Factors...to a list?
I wrote a program for my TI-84 Plus Silver Edition to find all factors of a number inputed. For instance, the home screen would read when executed for the number 102:
(Disp) "NUMBER OF FACTORS"
I have the program check numbers between 1 and the sqrt(inputed number) with each lower factor (1, 2, 3, 6) as a variable and the upper factor (102, 51, 34, 17) as another variable. Both of these variables go through a loop of adding one to the lower factor, checking, and displaying both. When a large number is factored, I can't scroll up to view the factors that have been calculated because all history of the execution disappears.
My question is whether I can, still using the loop, put the lower factors in List 1 and the upper factors in List 2, lining up respectively so that it can be more easily viewed. When I tried to write it out, it would only put one factor in each list and then as it looped it would replace the factor with the next, leaving both List 1 and List 2 with no more than one number each.
If it helps at all, I have "A" as the original number and "E" as the lower factor being increased incrementally. When A/E = a number without a decimal:
Disp A, A/E
So to further clarify, I need help with getting "A" in List 1 and "A/E" in List 2.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!