Why Encourage Calculators in Class?

In today’s world, with easy access to advanced technologies, it is important for students to understand how to use technology to solve problems. A powerful problem-solving tool that most students have access to is their graphing calculator, most commonly a TI-84 Plus model. Most students and teachers have limited knowledge of the many features of these calculators. Calc King is a website dedicated to showcasing all of the amazing, sometimes hidden, features of calculators, and demonstrating how they can be used to solve problems.

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Polynomial and Equation System Solver (PlySmlt2)

March 22, 2018 1

Many students (and even teachers) have no idea that a polynomial solver and system of equations solver is already installed in all TI-84 Plus series calculators. Because the interface can be slightly confusing to navigate, I still recommend creating a… continue reading »

TI-84 Plus CE vs TI-Nspire CX comparison

TI-84 Plus CE vs. TI-Nspire CX

December 18, 2017 0

A common question of students is “what calculator should I get?” This comparative review tackles the two biggest players in graphing calculators: The TI-84 Plus CE and the TI-Nspire CX. Their popularity stems from the fact that they’re both newer… continue reading »

periodic table program

Ace Chemistry Class with the TI-84 Periodic Table App

December 7, 2017 3

Did you know there is a periodic table application in your calculator? It allows you to view every element along with nearly all of their properties, and lets you to export data to manipulate freely. With this powerful tool built… continue reading »