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Simulating Fairness

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python, students will create a simulation for the game “Evens or Odds”.  The simulation will allow students to investigate the fairness of different variations of the game.

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Ready, Set... Solve!

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python, students will create a fast-paced game to help practice solving multi-step equations. 

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Factor Darts

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python, students will create a dart game that generates four random quadratic expressions. For each question the player answers correctly, the player will get another shot at the dart board. 
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Parabolic Hoops

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python, students will create a virtual basketball court.  Using the location of the hoop and the vertex, the shooter will calculate the amplitude, a, needed to “Swish” nothing but net!

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Putting the Fun in Functions

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python, students will use functions, translations, and rotations to create works of art. 
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Trig Ratios: Gettin' Trig-y with Python

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python edition, students will write a program that generates a random sine, cosine or tangent ratio.  It will ask the user to enter a different trigonometric ratio based on the given triangle information. It will evaluate the user’s input. 
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Integer Quadratic Zeros

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python edition, students will explore factored equations, and create a game to practice finding integer x-intercepts for equations.
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Paying off a Loan

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python edition, students will write a program that asks for the principle, annual interest rate and monthly payment.  The output will display the approximate number of months it will take to pay off as well as the total amount paid.
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Putt Putt with Python

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python edition, students will create a golf game.  The golf game gives the user two random points, one for the golf ball and one for the golf hole.  The user will enter a value for the slope.
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Rational Quadratic Zeros

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python edition, students will extend the code from Integer Quadratic Zeros to create a game that allows exploration of other factored equation forms.  
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Unit Circle Cruncher

In this coding activity for the TI-84 Plus CE Python edition, students will create two Unit Circle Guessing games.  The first version will request cosine and sine values in degree mode.  The second version will request cosine and sine values in radian mode.
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