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TI-Nspire™ CAS Student Software

Powerful computer software with a Computer Algebra System (CAS) that satisfies math and science curriculum needs from middle school through college.

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CAS Functionality
Symbolically solve equations, factor and expand variable expressions, complete the square, find antiderivatives, compute limits, find exact solutions in irrational form and more.

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Perform computations and enter expressions, equations and formulas in proper math notation.
gen-product-app-icon-spreadsheets Lists & Spreadsheet
Perform mathematical operations on data and visualize the connections between the data and their plots.
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Plot and explore functions, equations and inequalities, animate points on objects and graphs, use sliders to explain their behavior and more.
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Enter notes, steps, instructions and other comments on the screen alongside the math.
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Construct and explore geometric figures and create animations.
gen-product-app-icon-data-lists Data & Statistics
Summarize and analyze data using different graphical methods such as histograms, box plots, bar and pie charts and more.
gen-product-app-icon-dataquest Vernier DataQuest™ Application
Create a hypothesis graphically and replay data collection experiments all in a single application.

Vernier DataQuest™ is a trademark of Vernier Software & Technology.

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Explore higher-level math concepts

Explore symbolic algebra and symbolic calculus, in addition to standard numeric calculations. View exact values – in the form of variables such as x and y, radicals and pi – when doing step-by-step arithmetic, algebraic and calculus calculations.

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Make mathematical connections

View multiple representations at the same time and recognize updates to representations as things change mathematically; promote conceptual understanding regardless of students’ individual learning styles.

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Create dynamic documents

Use the PublishView™ feature to add TI-Nspire™ applications, rich text, hyperlinks, images or videos and create interactive worksheets, lab reports and homework assignments.

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Bring concepts into view

In addition to the normal computer view, you can also work on documents in the special handheld view, which shows documents as they appear on the TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld display.

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Share files with ease

Students can easily transfer work between their TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld and computer to complete work outside of school, at home, or at the library.

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Handheld-software bundle

Take home TI-Nspire™ CX Student Software and the TI-Nspire™ CX CAS handheld together in a single package. Make an all-in-one purchase at your retailer.

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TI-Nspire™ CAS Student Software Specifications

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Built-in functionality

  • Computer Algebra System (CAS) capabilities
  • Function, parametric, polar, conic, sequence and 3-D graphing
  • Multiple graphing functions can be defined, saved, graphed and analyzed at one time
  • User-defined list names in Lists & Spreadsheet application
  • Eleven interactive zoom features
  • Numeric evaluations in table format for all graphing modes
  • Interactive analysis of function values, roots, maximums, minimums, integrals and derivatives
  • Six different graph styles and 15 colors to select from for differentiating the look of each graph drawn
  • Matrix operations: transpose and augment matrices; use elementary row operations; find inverse, determinant and reduced row echelon forms; convert matrices to lists and vice versa; calculate eigenvalues and eigenvectors
  • List-based, one- and two-variable statistical analysis, including logistic, sinusoidal, median-median, linear, logarithmic, exponential, power, quadratic polynomial, cubic polynomial and quartic polynomial regression models
  • Three statistical plot definitions for scatter plots, xy-line plots, histograms, regular and modified box-and-whisker plots and normal probability plots
  • Advanced statistics analysis, including 10 hypothesis testing functions, seven confidence interval functions and one-way analysis of variance
  • Eighteen probability distributions functions, including the cumulative distribution function (CDF), probability density function (PDF) and inverse probability distribution function for normal, chi-squared, t-, and F- distributions; and the CDF and PDF for binomial, geometric and Poisson distributions
  • Built-in interactive geometry capabilities
  • TI-Nspire™ Documents (.tns files) — compatible with TI-Nspire™ Software, TI-Nspire™ handhelds and TI-Nspire™ Apps for iPad® — can be created, edited, saved and reviewed
  • Use images (.jpeg, .jpg, .bmp, .png formats) that can be overlaid with graphical elements
  • Explore mathematical expressions in symbolic form, see patterns and understand the math behind the formulas
  • Chem Box feature allows easy input chemical formulas and equations
  • Visualize multiple representations of a single problem in algebraic, graphical, geometric, numeric and written forms
  • Manipulate linked representations of properties to instantly update the others and show meaningful connections without switching screens (e.g., grab a graphed function and move it to see the effect on corresponding equations and data lists)
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System requirements


Windows® system requirements
  • Windows® XP Professional SP3, Windows® XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8.1 Pro
  • Compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit Operating Systems
  • Processor Speed: 1.2 GHz (Recommended: 2 GHz or higher)
  • RAM: 1 GB (Recommended: 2 GB or higher)
  • Hard drive: Approximately 500 MB of available hard-disk space
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768
  • DVD-ROM drive or active internet connection for installation
Mac® system requirements
  • Mac® OS X 10.7.5, Mac® OS X 10.8.5, Mac® OS X 10.9.2
  • RAM: 1 GB (Recommended: 2 GB or higher)
  • Hard Drive: Approximately 500 MB of available hard-disk space
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768
  • DVD-ROM drive or active internet connection for installation
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Programming

  • Features a dedicated programming environment as well as programming libraries for global access to user-defined functions & programs
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Licensing options


Single-user license (PC and Mac®)
  • Provides one software license for one computer
Volume License (PC and Mac®)
  • Allows access to the software on a fixed number of computers
  • Software can be deployed with many standard deployment methods
  • Software is activated online
  • Software not required to be connected to the network in order to be used
School-managed license (PC and Mac®)
  • Allows access to the software on a fixed number of computers for specific users
  • Software can be deployed with many standard deployment methods
  • License distributed to computer from a license service (i.e., server)
  • Software license contains a "grace period" allowing software to be used at home or outside of the school's network for 30 days. After this grace period expires, the computers must connect to the school’s network to continue use
  • Perpetual Licenses require an annual license extension at no additional charge
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Data collection support

  • Compatible with TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle, Vernier EasyLink® USB Sensor and Vernier EasyTemp® USB temperature sensor systems to allow collection and analysis of real-world data
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Support

  • One-year limited warranty
  • Toll-free help hotline: 1-800-TI-CARES
  • Email: ti-cares@ti.com
  • Classroom activities available
  • Workshop Loan Program - you can borrow TI calculators for evaluation or workshops
  • TI Technology Rewards program - accumulate points redeemable for additional TI products and services
  • Complete guidebooks available
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TI-Nspire™ CAS Student Software Accessories

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TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle

EXPAND YOUR SCIENTIFIC RANGE

The TI-Nspire™ Lab Cradle combines with the Vernier DataQuest™ App for TI-Nspire™ and a selection of more than 50 data collection sensors to take science teaching and learning into new dimensions of student engagement and visualization of concepts.

This versatile, portable learning tool supports single- and multi-sensor data collection and analysis.

Key features of the Vernier DataQuest App for TI-Nspire™ include:

  • Plug-and-play simplicity that turns the TI-Nspire™ with Touchpad handheld into a adaptable data collection device in the lab, classroom or field
  • Real-time data collection analysis that enables student to associate an event with its representation in a graph, table or meter
  • Analytic tools that equip students for precise selection and focus on collected data
  • Draw Prediction feature that enables student to create hypotheses and replay collected data to compare outcome
The Vernier EasyLink™ USB interface individually connects with more than 50 standard Vernier sensors to make data collection fun, faster, more accurate and more intuitive, and the Vernier EasyTemp™ temperature sensor provides a simple, accurate and inexpensive way to get students started collecting real-world data.
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TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC System

The TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC System facilitates interactive learning through a school's network, connecting student and teacher computers in the classroom or computer lab. It allows teachers to perform real-time assessment, enhances student engagement and interactivity and provides more classroom learning time.

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TI-Nspire™ CAS Student Software Resources

Take advantage of TI’s comprehensive suite of free activities and services for your computer software.

Guidebook

TI-Nspire™ guidebooks are available to help you learn to use TI-Nspire technology.

Keep up-to-date

Make sure your computer software is updated with the newest features and functionalities by downloading the latest version.