Is the Casio fx-991ES PLUS allowed in OCR A-Level Mathematics Exams?

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This question regards both maths and further maths OCR a-level exams.

I know that the integration and differentiation functions are acceptable as they are only numeric. However, I am mainly concerned about the table of 40 constants which the calculator contains. These range from the mass of an electron to atmospheric pressure.

Section 3 of JCQ's 'Information for Conducting Examinations' states:

'calculators must not...have retrievable information stored in them - this includes:
o databanks;
o dictionaries;
o mathematical formulas;
o text. '

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http://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/i...ions-2016-2017

Any help is appreciated; thanks in advance.
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those constants refer to physics rather than maths.
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those constants refer to physics rather than maths.
I know but I just wanted to check that it was still allowed.
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I know but I just wanted to check that it was still allowed.
It's allowed and is used by a significant proportion of candidates.
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It's allowed and is used by a significant proportion of candidates.
I use it and there is no issue,
Also, does a few constants stored in the calculator count as a "databank" ?
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It's allowed and is used by a significant proportion of candidates.
Sorry for the late reply. Thanks for that.
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