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More affordable alternative to TI graphing calculators?My administration will not approve of my request to purchase enough TI graphing calculators for my freshman algebra class because it doesn't fit in the budget. The TI83 Plus is about $100 and the technology hasn’t changed in years. Would anyone else like to see another brand, like HP or Sharp, come out with a similar, more affordable graphing calculator for students?? #2 20090812 07:41:01
Re: More affordable alternative to TI graphing calculators?Hi JMM1212; Last edited by bobbym (20090812 07:41:53) 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 20090812 07:49:08
Re: More affordable alternative to TI graphing calculators?I agree that a computer is better than a calculator, but students are not allowed to use them on tests... #4 20090812 08:10:13
Re: More affordable alternative to TI graphing calculators?Hi JMM1212; Last edited by bobbym (20090813 05:52:37) 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. #5 20090909 20:45:53
Re: More affordable alternative to TI graphing calculators?Do the students really need graphing calculators? I would use a simpler calculator like Casio FX82ES (seems to be called FX300ES in the states). Last edited by inkube (20090909 20:47:29) #6 20090910 02:04:03
Re: More affordable alternative to TI graphing calculators?Hi inkube; 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. 