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Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus (Paperback) (Christopher R. Mitchell)

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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 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

    PART 1 BASICS AND ALGEBRA ON THE TI-83 PLUS/TI-84 PLUS
  1. What can your calculator do?

  2. Get started with your calculator

  3. Basic graphing

  4. Variables, matrices, and lists
  5. PART 2 PRECALCULUS AND CALCULUS
  6. Expanding your graphing skills

  7. Precalculus and your calculator
  8. Calculus on the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus
  9. PART 3 STATISTICS, PROBABILITY, AND FINANCE
  10. Calculating and plotting statistics

  11. Working with probability and distributions

  12. Financial tools

  13. PART 4 GOING FURTHER WITH THE TI-83 PLUS/TI-84 PLUS
  14. Turbocharging math with programming

  15. The TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition

  16. Now what?

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. With so many features and functions, the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus graphing calculator can be a little intimidating.

Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus is an easy-to-follow book that starts by giving a hands-on orientation to the calculator so readers will be comfortable with its screens, 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-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 offer skills in a nutshell for those times when just a quick reminder is needed.

Purchase of the print book comes with an offer of a free PDF, ePub, and Kindle eBook from Manning.

Number of Pages: 346
Genre: Computers + Internet, Education
Sub-Genre: Calculators, Programming / General, Teaching Methods + Materials / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Inc
Author: Christopher R. Mitchell
Language: English
Street Date: August 26, 2013
TCIN: 14608231
UPC: 9781617290848
Item Number (DPCI): 248-82-8899
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