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Inside Your Calculator: From Simple Programs to Significant Insights

 Uncover the mysteries that lie within your calculator with Inside Your Calculator: From Simple Programs to Significant Insights.

Using carefully constructed diagrams and figures, the author demonstrates how calculator keys compute powers, roots, logarithms, and trigonometry functions, while also providing insights into simple programming, the conversion between decimal and binary numeration, and perhaps most importantly, the structure of our numeration systems.

Inside Your Calculator: From Simple Programs to Significant Insights features:

  • A detailed explanation of how to use a graphics calculator and program basic functions
  • A discussion of the history of mathematics when appropriate, which provides a foundation for further learning
  • Fundamental mathematical lessons and interesting applications of precalculus mathematics
  • A thorough review of the fundamentals of programming, algebra, and geometry needed to gain insight into why the algorithms work and how the results are meaningful in our lives

These programs may be used on TI-83 and TI-84 calculators — additional information for other Texas Instruments calculators is available on the book's related web site

TI-Nspire™ for Dummies


TI-Nspire For Dummies walks you through every amazing feature of TI-Nspire™ technology, from loading the batteries to constructing statistical graphs.

Written by a math teacher, TI-Nspire For Dummies helps students and educators alike take full advantage of this outstanding tool for teaching and learning math.

Topics include:

  • Set up your TI-Nspire handheld, get familiar with the keypad, use the d, e, /, x, c, and b function keys, and configure system settings
  • View graphical, algebraic, numeric, geometric, and written formats
  • Grasp mathematical concepts more easily through multiple and linking representations
  • Create documents, add problems, configure page layout, and save your work for assignments or class notes
  • Create and manage lists and spreadsheets and use this application with others for statistical calculations
  • Install the corresponding software on your computer and connect the handheld device to your PC


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