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    does anyone know which calculators are not allowed for edexcel maths exams - i have an S2 exam tomorrow and wanted to use a graphical calculator (for pdf ?s)

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    does anyone know which calculators are not allowed for edexcel maths exams - i have an S2 exam tomorrow and wanted to use a graphical calculator (for pdf ?s)

    thanks
    Unit S2 – Statistics
    The examination
    The examination will consist of one 1½ hour paper. The paper will contain about seven
    questions with varying mark allocations per question which will be stated on the paper. All
    questions may be attempted.
    Candidates are expected to know any other formulae which might be required by the
    specification and which are not included in the booklet, Mathematical Formulae including
    Statistical Formulae and Tables, which will be provided for use with the paper. Questions will
    be set in SI units and other units in common usage.
    Candidates are expected to have available a calculator with at least the following keys: +, −, ×, ÷,
    π, x2, √x,
    x
    1 , xy, ln x, ex, sine, cosine and tangent and their inverses in degrees and decimals of a
    degree, and in radians; memory. Calculators with a facility for symbolic algebra, differentiation
    and/or integration are not permitted.

    from
    http://www.edexcel.org.uk/VirtualCon...cification.pdf

    Aitch
 
 
 
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