Math Is Fun Forum
  Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun.   Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ • π ƒ -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

#1 2016-06-18 06:33:00

Linda90
Member
Registered: 2016-06-18
Posts: 1

Best graphing calculator?

I want to buy a new graphing calculator ~100$. I found this and I think this is the best what I can buy, what do you think? http://graphcalculator.net/ti-84-plus-g … alculator/ Thank you for your answers!

Offline

#2 2016-06-18 07:12:51

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Best graphing calculator?

It is a good calculator, I have used theTI-85 and the TI-92. HP makes a good calculator but they are horribly overpriced inasmuch if you have a laptop you can get much more computing power, better graphics, much more speed etc by loading it with a CAS like Sage, geogebra,  Maxima. Mathematica and Maple have student editions for Windows  or Linux that will be about that price and will be far superior.

If you are absolutely stuck with the calculator option ( do not want to carry the laptop ) then you will be satisfied with it.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#3 2016-06-18 14:13:04

Agnishom
Real Member
From: Riemann Sphere
Registered: 2011-01-29
Posts: 24,838
Website

Re: Best graphing calculator?

Do you have a smartphone? Just install the Geogebra app, that should be all.


'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'
'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'
I'm not crazy, my mother had me tested.

Offline

#4 2016-06-18 16:09:46

bobbym
bumpkin
From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

Re: Best graphing calculator?

The laptop will be much faster.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

Offline

#5 2016-06-18 20:49:22

bob bundy
Administrator
Registered: 2010-06-20
Posts: 8,139

Re: Best graphing calculator?

hi Linda90

Welcome to  the forum. 

I haven't used that particular model but I've always preferred the TI's to any other make.  Texas have a lot of backup help for students.

Bob


Children are not defined by school ...........The Fonz
You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei

Offline

Board footer

Powered by FluxBB