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You are not logged in. #1 20131007 13:22:37
Graphing calculator help!Hello, new member here and i have some questions on graphing calculators and their capabilities. I am a Geomatics student and have been working as a surveyor for my work term, doing all of my calculations manually on my sharp scientific and good ole graphing paper. I have had several models recommended to me, and i have to say the HP prime is the most appealing. I however am not very versed in the capabilities of these units, hence my post. #2 20131007 22:11:15
Re: Graphing calculator help!Hi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20131008 10:04:34
Re: Graphing calculator help!I do at home, but not so much in the field. Would doing COGO work on a graphing unit require alot of programming? I dont really have a desire to be loading up a computer every time i need to do some work, most things i can do in a data collector, but it can be clumsy and less then desireable at times, not to mention thats only good in the field, not so much with school problems. #4 20131008 10:48:57
Re: Graphing calculator help!Hi;
If you have the right one it might not be much. But I have never seen the machine that could handle every problem so expect some.
The more different types of problems the less desirable the prog. calculator will be. The small screen, poor key quality, lack of speed all become significant. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 