TI 84 Calculator Graphing Function Basics Y= linear function Graphing Basics on the calculator starts with setting a y= function to graph. For the TI 84 calculator, you'd want to start with a basic linear function. The example shown is y=2x-1. It'll be easy for you to get started and you can progress to more complicated functions to … [Read more...]

## TI 84 Calculator Special Keys

Fraction Button & Fraction Conversion TI 84 Calculator Yes, your Ti 84 calculator has keystrokes that can convert decimal answers to fractions. This only works if there is a fraction form for your decimal. In any case, it's extremely helpful. Some teachers and professors prefer a fraction answer and now you can use your TI 84 to … [Read more...]

## TI 84 Calculator Top 6 Tips Before Getting Started

First, you need to know this: ENTER is your Equals Sign Once you have entered the function or equation you want, you have to press ENTER in order for the calculator to calculate what you just entered. Basically, ENTER is your equals sign. So, get to it. Parentheses Will Save You You have no idea how important parentheses are … [Read more...]

## TI 84 Mode Options Part 2 of 2

Mode 7 (Real, a + bi, re^theta i) TI 84 Calculator Mode OK. This is the biggest help to students in high school and college math. You'll more than likely want to set your calculator to a+bi mode. That way your calculator can provide you with complex number solutions. That is, only if need be. For example, pretend you need to find the … [Read more...]

## TI 84 Mode Options Part 1 of 2

Your TI 84 graphing calculator has a lot of mode options. For example, it can calculate your answers in either normal or scientific notation; calculate trig functions in degrees or radians; and even allow calculations of imaginary/complex numbers. Without further ado, here are some mode options and how to choose them for your … [Read more...]

## Turning your TI 84 calculator on and off

Turning the TI 84 On and Off. Not kidding. Many folks have requested this, so here it is: If you have questions about any aspect of how to use the TI 84, please check this YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/mcstutoring There are over 300 lessons devoted to about 99% of the functionality of the TI 84 graphing … [Read more...]

## Desmos: Table of Values to Linear Line of Best Fit

Click on YouTube video below: Desmos: Line of Best Fit from Table For some assignments, you'll need to create a line of best fit from table values. So, if you're given a T-chart or X-Y chart, all you have to do is follow the video instructions to create a line of best fit. First, you'll want to go to Desmos.com. From … [Read more...]

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If you're already working with me, you know you can set a session up to 4 hours before your start time. For example, if you or your student realizes by noon that s/he needs a session that afternoon, you can set it. Your student's session can start any time from 4pm onwards. For many of you, that works fine. However, you might … [Read more...]

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After your first subject tutoring session, please make sure you can access your Ziteboard notes. See how your notes help you. If you continue, you’ll be able to access all of your session notes digitally. From here on out, this is how we'll work on your subject tutoring. This works well for you if you want to review your notes right … [Read more...]

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