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 TI-84 Plus calculator. Then, you'll start exploring key features while you tackle problems just like the ones you'll see in your math and science classes.
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About this Book
With so many features and functions, the TI-84 Plus graphing calculator can be a little intimidating. But fear not if you have this book in your hand! In it you'll find terrific tutorials ranging from mastering basic skills to advanced graphing and calculation techniques, along with countless examples and exercises that let you learn by doing.
Using the TI-84 Plus, Second Edition starts by making you comfortable with the screens, buttons, and special vocabulary you'll use every time you fire up the TI-84 Plus. Then, you'll master key features and techniques while you tackle problems just like the ones you'll see in your math and science classes. You'll even get tips for using the TI-84 Plus on the SAT and ACT math sections!
No advanced knowledge of math or science is required.
What's InsideLearn hands-on with real examples and exercisesFind specific answers fastCompliant with all models of the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 PlusFull coverage of the color-screen TI-84 Plus CE and TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition
Christopher Mitchell, PhD. is a research scientist studying distributed systems, the founder of the programming and calculator support site cemetech.net, and the author of Manning's Programming the TI-83 Plus/ TI-84 Plus.
Table of ContentsPART 1 BASICS AND ALGEBRA ON THE TI-84 PLUSWhat can your calculator doGet started with your calculatorBasic graphingVariables, matrices, and listsPART 2 PRECALCULUS AND CALCULUSExpanding your graphing skillsPrecalculus and your calculatorCalculus on the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 PlusPART 3 STATISTICS, PROBABILITY, AND FINANCECalculating and plotting statisticsWorking with probability and distributionsFinancial toolsPART 4 GOING FURTHER WITH THE TI-83 PLUS/TI-84 PLUSTurbocharging math with programmingThe TI-84 Plus CE and TI-84 Plus C Silver EditionNow what