The pages below show steps and examples for basic features of the the TI-84, TI-86,
and TI-89/92 graphing calculators. More calculator guides, tutorials, and video
tutorials are linked from
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Part 1: The Basics of Arithmetic and Editing
- Using menus and basic editing
- Basic arithmetic features (neg, powers,
sqrt, x-root, abs,
FRAC, sci notn)
- Create a custom menu (TI 86 only)
Part 2: Intro to Graphing and Tables
- Introduction to graphing (GRAPH, WINDOW,
TRACE, ZOOM, and more)
- Evaluating functions (VALUE or EVAL)
- Finding x-intercept points (ZERO or ROOT)
- Finding intersection points (INTERSECTION
or ISECT)
- Finding extrema points (MAXIMUM/MINIMUM or
FMAX/FMIN)
- Tables
- Graphing linear inequalities (shading the solution set)
Part 3: Algebra
- Solving equations (SOLVE and POLY)
- Solving linear systems (SIMULT)
- Working with complex numbers
- Exponential and logarithmic functions
Part 4: Combinatorics, Probability, Sequences, & Statistics
- Permutations, Combinations, & Probability
- Sequences and Series
- Statistics
Part 5: Matrices & Vectors
- Matrix algebra (including entering and
storing a matrix)
- Echelon form (RREF)
- Inverse matrices
- Determinants
- Vector Products: dot and cross
Part 6: Trigonometry
- Degrees and DMS
- Evaluating trig and inverse trig functions
- Radians
- graph trig functions
- solve trig equations by graphing
- trig form of complex numbers
Part 7: Advanced Graphing
- Graphing non-functions
- parametric equations & graphs
- polar equations & graphs
Part 8: Calculus
- Evaluating limits
- Evaluating derivatives
- Evaluating integrals
Originally written: 2000-06-08
Last revision:
2009-06-10 09:37 AM