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Solution 24992: Answers that Include c1 or a Component Formatted as ck on TI-Nspire CAS™ Handheld.

What does a c1 or a component formatted as ck in the answer on the TI-Nspire CAS Handheld mean?

The appearance of c1 in an answer means that the answer is true for any constant that replaces c1. Constants are represented by the format ck, where c is any constant and k represents another iteration of the constant and can be between 1 and 255.

The example below shows that the first time a constant appears in an answer it is listed as c1. The second appearance of the constant representation, in the same or another problem, is listed as c2 and the next iterations will show as c3,

Please see the TI-Nspire family guidebooks for additional information.