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Programming Commands on the TI-86

Activity Overview

This procedural exercise demonstrates the use of the TI-86 in basic programming techniques.

Before the Activity

See the attached Activity PDF file(s) for detailed instructions for this activity.

During the Activity

Follow the procedures outlined in the activity.
Students will:

  • Use basic programming techniques to perform operations on real numbers with the TI-86 graphing calculator.
  • After the Activity

  • Review student answers
  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary