That TI-Nspire handheld is unlike any math tool you’ve ever seen! Much more than a calculator, it’s a learning aid for mathematics from pre-algebra to calculus. TI-Nspire For Dummies walks you through every amazing feature, showing you how to use this remarkable learning technology.
In plain English, you’ll learn everything from how to load the batteries and create a document to how to perform geometric calculations and construct statistical graphs. You’ll be able to:
Written by a math teacher, TI-Nspire For Dummies helps students and educators alike take full advantage of this outstanding tool for teaching and learning math.
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You'll be inspired by this low-stress guide to a high-tech math learning tool!
Your TI-Nspire is unlike any mathematical tool you've ever seen, so you'll really appreciate this plain-English guide to what it can do and how to do it. From loading the batteries and creating a document to performing geometric calculations and constructing statistical graphs, you'll see how to use the TI-Nspire alone and with your PC.
Start here — set up your TI-Nspire handheld, get familiar with the keypad, use the function keys, and configure system settings
You need representation — grasp mathematical concepts more easily through multiple representations and linking representations
Document problems — create documents, add problems, configure page layout, and save your work for assignments or class notes
Be calculating — work with the calculator menu, tools, forms, and variables
Graphic or plane — use the graphing functions in the analytic view and work with geometric objects in the plane geometry view
List the spread — create and manage lists and spreadsheets and use this application with others for statistical calculations
Link up — connect the TI-Nspire handheld to your computer
Open the book and find:
How to connect your TI-Nspire handheld to your computer
Basics of entering and evaluating expressions
How to conduct data collection experiments
How to use CAS (Computer Algebra System) in algebra and calculus
Different methods of graphing a function
How to construct geometric objects
Steps for creating dot plots, histograms, box plots, and scatter plots
What the Notes function provides and how to use it
Steve Ouellette is Chair of the Mathematics Department at Westwood High School in Massachusetts. He has been an activity writer for "We All Use Math Every Day," a program that offered math teachers and students classroom projects related to the story line in each episode of the CBS hit series NUMB3RS.
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