Texas Instruments Calculator Basics:  TI-83 Plus

 

Objectives:

 Outcomes:

 Warm-Up:

Click here http://www.billings.k12.mt.us/comm/TI%20guide.pdf to read the Tips, Techniques, and Graphing worksheet.

 New Instruction:

  1. Click here http://www.billings.k12.mt.us/comm/POWERS%20and%20ROOTS.pdf and do the Powers and Roots worksheet

  1. Click here http://www.billings.k12.mt.us/comm/solving%20an%20equation.pdf and do the Verify the Answer worksheet

  1. Click here http://www.billings.k12.mt.us/comm/golden%20ratio.pdf and do the Golden Ratio worksheet.

 Feedback and Review:

  1. Click here http://www.esc4.net/math/Calculator/intro.htm for an interactive tutorial that offers information from the most basic house keeping functions to generating random numbers, programming, finding regression equations, and much more.  And it is all in a fun, animated format using Shockwave.  If you have difficulty with this site, click here http://www.esc4.net/math/Calculator/bounce.htm to download Shockwave or adjust your computer viewing area.

  1. Click here http://www.msubillings.edu/asc/graphing_calculators.htm for more instruction and practice on your calculator skills.

  1. Click here http://mathbits.com/MathBits/TISection/Openpage.htm for more instruction and practice on your calculator skills.

  1. Click here http://education.ti.com/us/student/tutorials/tutorials.html to visit dynamic tutorials for the Texas Instrument calculators (such as TI-15, TI -73 Explorer, TI-82, TI-83, TI-83 Plus, TI-83 Plus Silver Edition, TI-84 Plus, TI-84 Plus Silver Edition, TI-89, TI-89 Titanium).

  1. Click here http://clem.mscd.edu/~mayest/calculators/ti83.htm for lessons on using the TI-83 as a financial calculator.  Determining lump sum investments, annuities, uneven cash flows, and NPV, net present values, and IRR, internal rate of return, are all explained.  (Thanks to Timothy R. Mayes, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Finance, Metropolitan State College of Denver.)

  1. Use the glossary to locate 98 different step by step keystroke instructions for the TI 83 click here http://www.prenhall.com/divisions/esm/app/calculator/medialib/ReferenceCenter/framesets/TechFeat83.html.

  1. Click here http://www.howardcc.edu/math/calculator/ti83frame.htm for 32 helps on using the TI 83.

  1. Click here http://www.titutorials.com/trig83/mainpage.htm for a high school or college precalculus trigonometry TI 83 tutorial.

  1. For beginners guides for TI 83 Plus, TI 85, and TI 89, click here http://c2_coding.tripod.com/id85.htm.

 Transfer of Knowledge or Skills:

  1. Click here http://www.billings.k12.mt.us/comm/answers.htm  to check the Powers and Roots worksheet answers.

  1. Click here http://www.billings.k12.mt.us/comm/answers.htm to check the Verify the Answer worksheet.

  1. Click here http://algebrahelp.com/calculators/index.htm for a fun site using various calculators.

 

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