Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus
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.
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.
- 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
Table of Contents
Part 1: Basics and algebra on the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus
Chapter 1. What can your calculator do?
Chapter 2. Get started with your calculator
Chapter 3. Basic graphing
Chapter 4. Variables, matrices, and lists
Part 2: Precalculus and calculus
Chapter 5. Expanding your graphing skills
Chapter 6. Precalculus and your calculator
Chapter 7. Calculus on the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus
Part 3: Statistics, probability, and finance
Chapter 8. Calculating and plotting statistics
Chapter 9. Working with probability and distributions
Chapter 10. Financial tools
Part 4: Going further with the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus
Chapter 11. Turbocharging math with programming
Chapter 12. The TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition
Chapter 13. Now what?
Appendix A. The SATs and your calculator
Appendix B. Calculator skills summary
Appendix C. Something went wrong
- Paperback: 368 pages
- Publisher: Manning Publications (August 2013)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 161729084X
- ISBN-13: 978-1617290848