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    Hi guys,

    I would like to know if we can use calculators for Maths and Physics HL all the papers.
    I'm actually new to the IB syllabus 😅.
    And I'm not very good at math stuff without calculators. Please help ! Thanks
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    (Original post by Hanna423)
    Hi guys,

    I would like to know if we can use calculators for Maths and Physics HL all the papers.
    I'm actually new to the IB syllabus 😅.
    And I'm not very good at math stuff without calculators. Please help ! Thanks
    Apparently not for paper 1 but yes for paper 2.

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    Theres more guidance on p9 and 10 here. Check wit your tutors. They have a lost of approved calculators.

    http://www3.dpcdsb.org/STFXS/Documen..._examinati.pdf
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    Yes to add on to what the previous person has stated, for papers 1 in both physics and math, you cannot use a calculator. For physics, paper 1 is multiple choice so the math is simple and you do not need a calculator to do it which is why it is not allowed. For math, paper 1 is designed to touch on all (or most of) the topics in math that does not need a calculator (learning how to do derivatives without calc, sketching graphs, finding intercepts, etc...) I would not be too worried about this.
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    To elaborate, you need a graphic calculator for paper 2 in maths, not just any calculator (which I find utterly ridiculous, but there you go)
 
 
 
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