The TI-Nspire graphing calculator is popular among high school and college students as a valuable tool for calculus, AP calculus, and college-level algebra courses. Its use is allowed on the major college entrance exams. This book is a nuts-and-bolts guide to working with the TI-Nspire, providing everything you need to get up and running and helping you get the most out of this high-powered math tool.
- Texas Instruments’ TI-Nspire graphing calculator is perfect for high school and college students in advanced algebra and calculus classes as well as students taking the SAT, PSAT, and ACT exams
- This fully updated guide covers all enhancements to the TI-Nspire, including the touchpad and the updated software that can be purchased along with the device
- Shows how to get maximum value from this versatile math tool
With updated screenshots and examples, TI-Nspire For Dummies provides practical, hands-on instruction to help students make the most of this revolutionary graphing calculator.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction.
Part I: Getting to Know Your TI-Nspire Handheld.
Chapter 1: Using TI-Nspire for the First Time.
Chapter 2: Understanding the Document Structure.
Chapter 3: Creating and Editing Documents.
Chapter 4: Linking Handhelds.
Part II: The Calculator Application.
Chapter 5: Entering and Evaluating Expressions.
Chapter 6: Working with Variables.
Chapter 7: Using the Calculator Application with Other Applications.
Chapter 8: Using the Calculator Application with TI-Nspire CAS.
Part III: The Graphs Application.
Chapter 9: Working with Graphs.
Chapter 10: Using the Graphs Application to Do Calculus.
Part IV: The Geometry Application.
Chapter 11: Working with Geometric Objects.
Chapter 12: Using an Analytic Window in the Geometry Application.
Part V: The Lists & Spreadsheet Application.
Chapter 13: Applying What You Already Know about Spreadsheets.
Chapter 14: Working with Data.
Chapter 15: Constructing Scatter Plots and Performing Regressions.
Chapter 16: Manual and Automatic Data Capture.
Part VI: The Data & Statistics and Vernier DataQuest Applications.
Chapter 17: Constructing Statistical Graphs.
Chapter 18: Working with Single-Variable Data.
Chapter 19: Working with Two-Variable Data.
Chapter 20: Data Collection.
Part VII: The Notes Application.
Chapter 21: The Why and How of Using Notes.
Chapter 22: Taking Notes to a Whole New Level.
Part VIII: TI-Nspire Computer Software.
Chapter 23: Getting Started with TI-Nspire Computer Software.
Chapter 24: File Creation and Display in Documents Workspace.
Chapter 25: File Management with Content Workspace.
Part IX: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 26: Ten Great Tips and Shortcuts.
Chapter 27: Ten Common Problems Resolved.
Appendix A: Safeguarding in Press-to-Test Mode.
Appendix B: Basic Programming.
Appendix C: Working with Libraries.