Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus

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Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus is a hands-on guide to these powerful graphing calculators. This easy-to-follow book includes terrific tutorials and plenty of exercises and examples that let you learn by doing. It starts by giving you a hands-on orientation to the calculators so you'll be comfortable with the screens, buttons, and the special vocabulary they use. Then, you'll start exploring key ...

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Overview

Summary

Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus is a hands-on guide to these powerful graphing calculators. This easy-to-follow book includes terrific tutorials and plenty of exercises and examples that let you learn by doing. It starts by giving you a hands-on orientation to the calculators so you'll be comfortable with the screens, buttons, and the special vocabulary they use. Then, you'll start exploring key features while you tackle problems just like the ones you'll see in your math and sciences classes.

About this Book

With so many features and functions, the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus graphing calculators can be a little intimidating. This 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 making you comfortable with these powerful calculator' screens, buttons, and special vocabulary. Then, you'll explore key features while you tackle problems just like the ones you'll see in your math and sciences classes.

Written for anyone who wants to use the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus. No advanced knowledge of math and science is required.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

What's Inside

  • Get up and running with your calculator fast!
  • Lots of examples
  • Special tips for SAT and ACT math
  • Covers the color-screen TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition

About the Author

Christopher Mitchell is a teacher, PhD candidate, and recognized leader in the calculator enthusiast community. You'll find Christopher (aka Kerm Martian) and his cadre of calculator experts answering questions and sharing advice on his website, cemetech.net. He is also the author of Manning's Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus.

Table of Contents

  1. PART 1 BASICS AND ALGEBRA ON THE TI-83 PLUS/TI-84 PLUS
  2. What can your calculator do?
  3. Get started with your calculator
  4. Basic graphing
  5. Variables, matrices, and lists
  6. PART 2 PRECALCULUS AND CALCULUS
  7. Expanding your graphing skills
  8. Precalculus and your calculator
  9. Calculus on the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus
  10. PART 3 STATISTICS, PROBABILITY, AND FINANCE
  11. Calculating and plotting statistics
  12. Working with probability and distributions
  13. Financial tools

  14. PART 4 GOING FURTHER WITH THE TI-83 PLUS/TI-84 PLUS
  15. Turbocharging math with programming
  16. The TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition
  17. Now what?
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617290848
  • Publisher: Manning Publications Company
  • Publication date: 8/28/2013
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 265,592
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Mitchell is a teacher, PhD candidate, and recognized leader in the calculator enthusiast community. You'll find Christopher (aka Kerm Martian) and his cadre of calculator experts answering questions and sharing advice on his website, cemetech.net. He is the author of Manning's Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus.

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