# 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.

**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

**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

### Book Details

**Paperback:**368 pages**Publisher:**Manning Publications (August 2013)**Language:**English**ISBN-10:**161729084X**ISBN-13:**978-1617290848