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OfflineKrazieH8er
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What kind of graphing calculator do you have?
    #2868929 - 07/08/04 03:32 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Everyone that is taking or has taken advanced level math courses, what kind of graphing calculator do you have? I am thinking about purchasing the TI-89 Platinum. Have you all used this one yet. It looks pretty cool.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2869644 - 07/08/04 07:28 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I was thinking about getting that too for my upcoming stats classes. As of now I have a TI-83 Silver Edition. It's getting old, and at college we are never allowed to use a calculator for most math classes.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: daba]
    #2869781 - 07/08/04 08:06 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

the Ti 86 is the one i have and I love it. its the best one imo


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2870081 - 07/08/04 09:37 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

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KrazieH8er said:
Everyone that is taking or has taken advanced level math courses, what kind of graphing calculator do you have?




I use a HP 48G, as I have for about a decade. Many people hate the HP calculators due to the usage of RPM (reverse polish notation). One would have to put the numbers to be calculated in, and then the operand needs to be used. The capabilities are amazing, but the learning curve can be steep. Before using the HP I use now, I used multiple TI and a Casio brand graphing calculator.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2870412 - 07/08/04 10:51 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

The one I stole from school in 9th grade,I think it's a 82.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2870580 - 07/08/04 11:41 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

an 82, but havent used in ages

89s will do all the math for you.

My suggestion, although youll probably laugh and ignore it, dont use a graphing calculator :laugh:


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2871093 - 07/09/04 01:27 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I've used all TIs except 86, and the 89 is the most capable.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2871329 - 07/09/04 02:17 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

ti86 (2 of them) and a ti89, ti89 wins all.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2871745 - 07/09/04 05:09 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

TI-84....I got it new for $29.99 at Radio Shack :wink:


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: trendal]
    #2871753 - 07/09/04 05:20 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

TI-84 is like a super scientific, but for $30 thats damned great.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2871942 - 07/09/04 08:49 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

TI-86


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: phynai]
    #2872012 - 07/09/04 09:47 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

>Many people hate the HP calculators due to the usage of RPM (reverse polish notation).

Many people love them becuase of this. Me for instance :wink:

I also have a HP 48G.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: Anno]
    #2872033 - 07/09/04 10:03 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I use an hp 48sx...


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2873988 - 07/09/04 08:14 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

TI-82 baby... and it still does everything (and more) then I need


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2874932 - 07/10/04 02:12 AM (12 years, 6 months ago)

I got a ti-83+. I used to have a shitload of cool games on it, but this one math class this bitch made us reset are calc before tests. Too bad i just put the cheat notes in the archive memory and just did normal reset. It fucked up the assembly launcher thing and im too lazy to put it back on since id never really play them. In highschool tho, calculator games where key.

We sell the hp ones at work, ive played with the displays a few times... i dont think i like them.


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Re: What kind of graphing calculator do you have? [Re: KrazieH8er]
    #2876541 - 07/10/04 09:16 PM (12 years, 6 months ago)

Just ask the instructor(s) what they recommend. Some instructors require a calculator with certain capabilities, while others don't allow one at all. Hell, some instructors require a laptop.

I never got anything better than a TI-83 Plus. It served its purpose, but it's just too slow to do anything useful with nowadays.


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