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    I am doing Further Maths next year, and some ppl have told me that a graphical calculator can come in really handy in these exams. I want to get one too Can someone who has used these in FM please suggest a few models I should look at. Also, I'd prefer if it is something that you'll have used and know that its allowed. I was just reading a thread about one being taken away during an exam :eek:
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    A graphical calculator will help with any Maths A Level. As for model, I use a TI-82 which is definatly allowed and has all the features you need. I used it in my C2 exam without any problems (I only do normal Maths A Level) though I got an ordinary scientific calculator confiscated in a Physics exam so you can't be too sure
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    Texas T183 Plus is recommended by my future 6th form
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    I use a Casio fx-9750G plus, its a bit slow in plotting graphs etc.
    yet it has many features.
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    (Original post by ArVi)
    I am doing Further Maths next year, and some ppl have told me that a graphical calculator can come in really handy in these exams. I want to get one too Can someone who has used these in FM please suggest a few models I should look at. Also, I'd prefer if it is something that you'll have used and know that its allowed. I was just reading a thread about one being taken away during an exam :eek:
    Another vote from me for the TI-83 Plus.

    Really useful in P4 for showing solutions for the inequality question, curve sketching, and includes polar and parametric graphing.

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    ti - 83 silver edition ..... its a little more faster than a ti-83 , and it looks like smthing out of star wars

    just make sure the moderator in the exam knows its allowed ... she took mine in the middle of an exam ... i had her skewered by the british council here

    and its powerful enough to be useful in university to an extent , think of it as an investment
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    and its powerful enough to be useful in university to an extent , think of it as an investment
    I don't want to quibble (and perhaps someone would like to correct me if i'm wrong) but i'm fairly sure that powerful calculators are not needed in any university maths exams. Indeed, in many exams calculators aren't useful or permitted.
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    (Original post by infekt)
    ti - 83 silver edition ..... its a little more faster than a ti-83 , and it looks like smthing out of star wars

    just make sure the moderator in the exam knows its allowed ... she took mine in the middle of an exam ... i had her skewered by the british council here

    and its powerful enough to be useful in university to an extent , think of it as an investment
    Can we have the complete dénouement of the erroneous confiscation of your calculator and the chastisement of the invigilator, please?

    [or a link, if I've missed it in another thread...

    If it's sub judice, we can wait...

    ...but not too long.]


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