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"Using the TI-84 Plus, Second Edition"
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Summary: Using the TI-84 Plus, Second Edition (Previously Using the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus) gives you a hands-on orientation to graphing calculators. You'll explore key features while you tackle problems just like the ones you'll see in your math and sciences classes. Along the way, easy-to-find reference sidebars give you skills in a nutshell, notes on the SAT, and information about TI's new color-screen TI-84 Plus CE and TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition.
Begin: October 1, 2012
Completed: August 15, 2013
Using the TI-84 Plus, Second Edition Book
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The TI-84 Plus graphing calculators are powerful math and science tools, but they can be intimidating. They offer so many features for math, graphing, and more, but how can you learn all these skills quickly and easily? Using the TI-84 Plus, Second Edition teaches you calculator skills through the lens of typical exercises. If you want to learn how to use your calculator while getting a more intuitive feel for your math/science class material, you can work through full chapters. In a hurry to finish homework and need to learn a calculator feature fast? Easy-to-find reference sidebars give you skills in a nutshell. Learn how to use the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus for class, the SAT/ACT, and everyday math. Includes an introduction to checking answers and solving problems with programming, covered in-depth in the companion volume Programming the TI-83 Plus/TI-84 Plus. Discover how your calculator can accelerate algebra, pre-calculus, calculus, probability, statistics, physics, and much more.

This book by Cemetech founder Christopher Mitchell will teach you to use your calculator intuitively; you can read full chapters to build your calculator and math skills, or use it as a quick reference. Important Links
Using the TI-84 Plus, Second Edition's official webpage, including sample chapters and more information.
Cemetech discussion forum for feedback and calculator help

Brief Table of Contents
Part 1 Basics and algebra on the 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 CE and 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