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scientific calculator

[‚sī·ən′tif·ik ′kal·kyə‚lād·ər]
(computer science)
An electronic calculator that has provisions for handling exponential, trigonometric, and sometimes other special functions in addition to performing arithmetic operations.
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Yet a careful reading (by the author) of the number substrands for Years 6 to 10A, suggests that learning related to 37 of the 38 content descriptions can be supported and enhanced through the careful use of a modern scientific calculator, many more than are flagged in the official documentation.
Although it concerns a different aspect of mathematics, there are clear similarities here with the use of the scientific calculator to find and understand square roots, as shown in Figure 4.
Casio supports mathematics education through its diverse lineup of scientific calculators, including standard models capable of complex computations, programmable models equipped with programming functions, and graphic models that combine graphic input functions with programming functions.
Even though Google could already solve math problems, the scientific calculator allows users to easily click the commands buttons rather than to typing them out.
The ACE (2009) mentions the ability to use a scientific calculator as part of the measurement of the Number Operations and Number Sense content area.
The software allows educators to project interactive representations of either the TI-30XS or TI-34 MultiView scientific calculator onto a whiteboard to help illustrate how to solve math problems.
All you have to do is drop the pens and pencil cases off at your local Staples store, and Staples will give you a pounds 1 voucher to spend on anything from a scientific calculator to that all-importanmaths set.
0 software uses GPS technology for real-time mapping and tracking functions, plus there's a new scientific calculator as well as image save and transfer.
Livescribe uses a specific section of the pattern along with preprinted images to permit the user to adjust smartpen settings, query its status and run other utilities such as a scientific calculator and keyboard, simply by tapping the pen on the printed image.
0 software include the ability to do real-time mapping and track your progress with GPS technology, mass move and delete multiple email messages, search for contacts, access a new scientific calculator, turn on parental control restrictions for specified content, save images directly from a web page or email them to your iPhone and easily transfer them back to your photo library on your Mac or PC.
Additional features include the ability to do real-time mapping and track progress with GPS technology, mass move and delete multiple e-mail messages, search for contacts, access a new scientific calculator, turn on parental control restrictions for specified content, save images directly from a web page or e-mail them to the iPhone and transfer them back to photo library on a Mac or PC, the company said.
Primary school pupils will need to acquire the skills in using a scientific calculator to solve mathematical problems.

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