DESCRIPTION The TI-84 Plus series graphing calculators is are the de facto standard for graphing calculators used by students in grades 6 through college. With so many features and functions, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator can be a little intimidating. Using the TI-84 Plus is an easy-to-follow guide to using these calculators for class and for the SAT and ACT. It starts with a hands-on orientation to the calculator so readers will be comfortable with its menus, buttons, and the special vocabulary it uses. Then, it explores key features while tackling problems just like the ones seen in math and sciences classes. 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 offer skills in a nutshell for those times when just a quick reminder is needed. KEY SELLING POINTS Includes coverage of the brand-new TI-84 Plus CE For TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus series of graphing calculators The missing manual for the TI-84 Plus calculators Gets readers up and running on calculators fast Fun, engaging, and approachable examples Easy hands-on learn by doing approach AUDIENCE This book is written for students, teachers-anyone who wants to use the TI-84 Plus or TI-83 Plus of graphing calculators. No prior experience is needed and it assumes advanced kwledge of math and science. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY The TI-84 Plus series is the de facto standard for graphing calculators used by students in grades 6 through college and for standardized tests. These calculators can do everything from basic arithmetic through graphing, pre-calculus, calculus, statistics, and probability, and are even great tools for learning programming.
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