[C.12] Using Solver on a graphing calculator

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Features a TI Calculator
Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you will learn how to use Solver on a graphing calculator to find the value of any unknown parameter, input, or output in an equation generated from a function. The video walks you through the process of using Solver with an exponential function example and explains how to enter equations into the calculator and use Solver to evaluate or solve for unknowns. The lesson also covers using parameters in equations to make solving and evaluating more flexible. Overall, Solver is a very powerful and useful calculator skill that you won't want to miss learning.

Lesson Description:

Use Solver on a graphing calculator to find the value of any unknown (parameter, input, output) in an equation generated from a function (MATH/Solver).

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you use the MATH > Solver (Equation Solver) on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How can you find t in v = 20*1.05^t if you know the value of v?
  • How does the Equation Solver work on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you use the TI graphing calculator equation solver for a function that has more than 2 variables?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson shows how to use the Equation Solver function on a TI graphing calculator. This is a very helpful and useful function and can really help you check your work when solving for variables in equations.