Using the Calculator Worksheets |
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Most of these worksheets focus on the TI calculators. Instructions for the TI83 should work fine for the TI84. |
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Topic or Concept |
Handouts & Worksheets |
Solutions (if available) |
Laundry list of useful items | Things to know about your calculator | |
Getting started on home screen and graphing | Graphing calculator basics | |
Link TI calculators to share programs | Link instructions for the TI calculators | |
Same as "Graphing calculator basics" but uses quadratic functions to graph instead of linear ones and it expands on the TRACE feature | Getting started on your graphing calculator | |
Maximum and minimum points on graphs | Finding maximums and minimums on your calculator (82, 83, 85, 86) | |
Finding x-intercepts and the intersections of two functions | Roots and intersections on your calculator | |
Explains scientific notation and how it looks on your calculator | Scientific notation and your calculator | |
How to use calculator to solve linear systems | Solving systems of equations graphically: Calculator worksheet | |
Use the calculator to find the numbers needed for the A-C method for factoring trinomials | Factoring trinomials: Using the Calculator (TI-82, 83, and 84) to Help with the AC Method | |
Instructions on getting started programming and some basic commands | Instructions for DIST2 calculator program | |
Program your TI calculator to find the distance and midpoint between two points on the plane; also shows where certain commands are found and how to use the program; Great beginner program | ||
Same as above but slightly different syntax is used for the TI85 and 86 calculators | TI86 or TI85 Distance and midpoint program DIST2 | |
Instructions on getting started programming and some basic commands | Instructions for programming your calculator (TI82, 83, 84, 85, 86) | |
Gives real but not complex solutions to quadratic equations; Good beginner program to learn how to program the calculator | Quadratic formula program for the TI-83 (This also works on the TI84; I do not have the TI86, TI82, Casio, or Sharp versions online. These, however, are available from me.) | |
Check the program above with this example including instructions on how to run the program | QUADFORM program instructions (for all TI calculators) | |
Gives real or complex solutions to quadratic equations as well as corresponding graph; Includes instructions on where to find commands at end | TI83 (or TI82 or TI84) Quadratic formula program QUADRATC | |
Same as above but for the TI86 or 85 calculators | TI86 (or TI85) Quadratic formula program QUAD2 | |
Instructions on how to use the program above | Using the program QUAD2 (TI86 and TI85) or QUADRATC (TI82 or TI83) | |
Explains linear regression and how to use the calculator to plot the points and find the regression equation | Linear regression on your calculator | |
Explains quadratic regression and how to use the calculator to plot the points and find the regression equation | Quadratic regression on your calculator |