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    Hi, I would like to know what sort of calculators can be used and what cant be used for the a-level math modules; C2, C3, C4, FP1, FP2, FP3, S1, S2 and S3?
    Thanks this would be of much great help.
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    I'd also like to now.. *subscribe*

    I asked my teacher today but he wasn't sure.
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    I used graphical and scientific calculators for all mine (other than C1) ?
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    i heard that there are specific types of graphical ones that can be used? is this true? and which one are you currently using?
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    (Original post by MangaAlexi)
    i heard that there are specific types of graphical ones that can be used? is this true? and which one are you currently using?
    yes, the texas instrument ones can't be used as they can do symbolic integration.

    just get one the school sells.. casio fx8520 or whatever it is.
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    Thanks for that as i was actually considering purchasing the Texas Instruments TI-89 Titanium Graphing Calculator
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    Yeah I used the casio fx-7400G Plus, (got it infront of me btw... I don't just have a major attachment to my calc )
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    How much would this help me in my exam?
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    For statistics I think quite a lot, but for the others then a normal scientific calculator is fine -from my experience
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    thanks, and how about with carrying out triganometric graphs?
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    Hmmm I haven't a clue, only did C1,2,3,4, S1, and M1.... don't think that was in them ...could be! Or we could have just called them something different. I wasn't particularly keen on maths -only did enough to get by!
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    oh alright i see what other a-levels u doing or did?
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    I'm doing Biology and chemistry now -don't need any special calc for that though! just scientific
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    cool cool, how they going?
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    Any calculator without the ability for algebraic differentiation and integration is allowed (numeric is allowed). The Texas Instruments TI-89 Titanium Graphing Calculator is not allowed as it can do algebraic differentiation and integration, but graphical calculators such as the TI-84 are allowed. The main advantages of the TI-84 over the standard scientific calculator is the graphing ability as well as numeric differentiation and integration, which will give non-exact answers and only works for questions with limits, yet still very effective as a check. It can also help with normal distribution calculations which can be useful for stats (though I didn't own a TI-84 at the time it sat S1).
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    I think the graphing functions only start to become properly useful in the FP units. Get a decent Casio natural display calculator like the Casio FX-991ESPLUS or Casio FX-85GTPLUS. Natural Display is a very useful feature to have. They can both stuff like standard deviation and regression lines etc as well as logs with changeable bases.
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    thanks for all the help i really appreciate it.
    with further pure which would be the best one?
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    the 'Casio FX991ES Plus Scientific Calculator' is awesome. you can can your integration and differenciation answers on it as well as being really easy to use and it does answers in surd form
    my graphic calculator is the 'Casio FX9750GII Power Graphic Calculator' its fine, does graphs solves equations and everything! as long as you know how to use it
    i take both of these into the exam and an extra scientific one for safety hope this helps
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    The Banned Calculator List is here:


    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1273511
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    can anyone help and tell me how i coud use the calculator casio fx-9750GII in my a-level exams.
 
 
 
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