# Tagged Questions

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

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### Graphing multivariable functions

Is it possible to graph out a multivariable function (3 variables at max) on a graphing calculator? If yes, how? My instrument is the TI83.
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### What is the CPLX button on a calculator?

On my cheap "dollar store" scientific calculator, it has a 2nd function button named "CPLX". When you press it, the calculator displays some text similar to the "DEG, RAD, GRAD" that says "CPLX". ...
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### Graph of $(e^x-1)/x$ as x->0

This question may be as much computer science as math, as I don't believe the reason is mathematical; however an odd thing a classmate of mine pointed out: if you look at a graph of the function in ...
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### In my calculator why does $\sqrt4 -2=-8.1648465955514287168521180122928e-39?$

I have tried this on my Windows 7 calculator with $\sqrt9 -3$ it too gives some weird answer- ie$1.1546388020691628168216106791278e-37$. And so for any $n$(positive) $\sqrt n^2-n= wierd_ .answer$ Why ...
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### Why does my calculator show $2^{-329} = 0?$

On my calculator, I usually get a $0$ when I divide something by $2$, a lot of times if that makes sense, but I was just wondering why does $2^{-329} = 0?$
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### Find the limit $\lim_{x\to 0}\frac{1-\cos 2x}{1-\cos x}$ without using L'Hospital [closed]

Help me calculate this limit: $$\lim_{x\to 0}\frac{1-\cos 2x}{1-\cos x}$$
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### Calcution's functionality & webapplication

Is there a application in Internet or a function in a calculator at windows 7 to make a caculation containing 400 and 360? It is easier to calculate if numbers have low numbers.
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### Solving $x$ for $y = x^x$ using a normal scientific calculator (no native Lambert W function)?

Solving $x$ for $y = x^x$ using Lambert W function is clear enough thanks to this handy answer, but as I'm using the solution in a network support document I need it in a form that can be solved on a ...
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### Why do I disagree with my calculator?

I followed the order of opperations but my answer disagrees with my calulator's. Problem: $331.91 - 1.03 - 19.90 + 150.00$ Calculator answer: $460.98$ My answer: $162.98$ Why the ...
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### Multivariable polynomial long division calculator

Is there code/online calculator that divides polynomials in multiple variables? The answers are always other polynomials, but they have many variables.
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### Is there any derivative that the Ti-Nspire can't do?

A fellow student was showing off by quickly have his ti-nspire solve the homework problems. Just wondering if there is any derivative that the ti-nspire would mess up on. Just where is the limit ...
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### Is it possible to get any number from two numbers?

Is it possible to get any give number with a minimum value and a maximum value? to output any number you desire? for example ...
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### Help using TI-83 to find max and min…

This may be somewhat of a basic question, but I need to know... I'm trying to find the minimum and maximum for the following: $$y = \frac{\cos 3x}{5}+\sin 3x$$ How is this done on a TI-83?
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### Why does calculator say that $\sqrt{4} = 2$? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Square roots — positive and negative I know that the square roots of four are 2 because $2^2=4$ and $-2$ because $(-2)^2=4$ Are there any conventions in ...
So, I need to determine the end behavior of $P$ for this equation: $$P(x) = −x^5 + 3x^2 + x.$$ If possible, how is this done?