|Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus
Christopher R. Mitchell
MEAP Began: January 2013
Softbound print: July 2013 (est.) | 275 pages
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PART 1: BASICS AND ALGEBRA ON THE TI-83 PLUS/TI-84 PLUS
1 What can your calculator do? - FREE
2 Get started with your calculator - AVAILABLE
3 Basic graphing - AVAILABLE
4 Variables, matrices, and lists - AVAILABLE
PART 2: PRECALCULUS AND CALCULUS
5 Expanding your graphing skills - AVAILABLE
6 Precalculus and your calculator - AVAILABLE
7 Calculus on the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus - AVAILABLE
PART 3: STATISTICS, PROBABILITY, AND FINANCE
8 Calculating and plotting statistics - AVAILABLE
9 Working with probability and distributions - AVAILABLE
10 Financial tools - AVAILABLE
PART 4: GOING FURTHER WITH THE TI-83 PLUS/TI-84 PLUS
11 Turbo-charge math with programming - AVAILABLE
12 The TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition - AVAILABLE
13 Now what? - AVAILABLE
A: The SATs and your calculator - AVAILABLE
B: Calculator skills summary - AVAILABLE
C: Something went wrong - AVAILABLE
With so many features and functions, the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus graphing calculator can be a little intimidating. This easy-to-follow book turns the tables and puts you in control! In it you'll find terrific tutorials that guide you through the most important techniques, dozens of examples and exercises that let you learn by doing, and well-designed reference materials so you can find the answers to your questions fast.
Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus starts by giving you a hands-on orientation to the calculator so you'll be comfortable with its screens, buttons, and the special vocabulary it uses. Then, you'll start exploring key features while you tackle problems just like the ones you'll see in your math and sciences classes. TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus calculators are permitted on most standardized tests, so the book provides specific guidance for SAT and ACT math. Along the way, easy-to-find reference sidebars give you skills in a nutshell for those times when you just need a quick reminder.
- Get up and running with your calculator fast!
- Engaging and approachable examples
- Learn by doing
- Special sections on the brand new TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition
- Covers the new MathPrint OS for the TI-84 Plus, which makes calculations look more like what you see in your textbook
This book is written for anyone who wants to use the TI 83+/84+ series of graphing calculators and requires no prior experience. It assumes no advanced knowledge of math and science. It's a perfect companion to Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus, where you discover how your calculator can accelerate algebra, pre-calculus, probability, statistics, physics, and much more.
Why learn the TI 83 Plus/84 Plus? The TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus series is the de facto standard for graphing calculators used by students in grades 6 through college. These calculators can do everything from basic arithmetic through graphing, pre-calculus, calculus, statistics, and probability, and are even great tools for learning programming. With the Spring 2013 introduction of the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition, a color screen calculator, the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus line promises to be relevant for decades to come.
About the Author
Christopher Mitchell is a teacher, student, and recognized leader in the TI-83+/TI-84+ enthusiast community. You'll find Christopher (aka Kerm Martian) and his community of calculator experts answering questions and sharing advice on his website cemetech.net.
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