[C.1] Calculator Introduction & Basic Arithmetic

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you will learn basic arithmetic operations on a graphing calculator, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You will also learn about the order of operations and how to use the calculator's math key, which includes functions such as absolute value, fractional calculations, and exponents. The lesson also covers useful calculator tips such as clearing the memory and adjusting the contrast. By the end of the lesson, you will have a solid understanding of how to use a graphing calculator for basic arithmetic operations.

Lesson Description:

Perform fundamental arithmetic calculations with order of operations on the graphing calculator; this includes MATH menu functions ABS, FRAC, and DEC.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How can I perform basic arithmetic calculations on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you turn a TI graphing calculator on and off?
  • How do you change the contrast on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you clear or reset the memory on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you get out of a screen or clear the screen on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How can I find a basic TI graphing calculator tutorial?
  • How do you add, subtract, multiply, and divide positive and negative numbers on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you use exponents, square number, and raise numbers to exponents 3 or higher on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you type in negative numbers and parentheses in a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you use operations like the >Frac, >Dec, and abs( keys under the MATH menu in a TI graphing calculator?
  • How can you change a decimal to a fraction on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you take the square root or cube root of a number on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you insert a number or character or get the last line entered back again on a TI graphing calculator?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows you the basics of using a TI graphing calculator and some common operations and buttons that are important to know how to use when learning about your graphing calculator. This is a very good beginner's tutorial on learning to use your graphing calculator.
  • #1squeaky500

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    i love your math videos they help me a lot