Questions regarding calculators such as the TI-83 (Plus), HP 50g, and other calculator models.

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How to create an array in TI-89 Titanium calculator?

Has anyone experienced using TI-89 BASIC programming to solve math problems? I want to create an array using TI-89 but I don't know how? Update I tried both ...
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calculate x using regression equation

I calculated the cubic regression for a set of numbers following the instructions on this site: http://epsstore.ti.com/OA_HTML/csksxvm.jsp?nSetId=71235 I am wondering how do I evaluate using the ...
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Calculator algorithms

Does there exist a good reference on the algorithms used by calculators, especially on the trigonometric and transcendental functions? I would still like to know how Casio generates its random ...
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Advanced math software for the TI-89 (discriminant of a general polynomial?)

I was wondering if this question should be posted in this forum or in Stack Exchange, but reading both "What kind of questions can I ask here?", in Math I found Software that mathematicians use ...
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“Why do I always get 1 when I keep hitting the square root button on my calculator?”

I asked myself this question when I was a young boy playing around with the calculator. Today, I think I know the answer, but I'm not sure whether I'd be able to explain it to a child or layman ...