I need a new calculator for the fall. What would you recommend?

The new Nspire looks nice. If I get the Nspire, should I get the CAS version?

Thanks!

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- May 13th 2008, 06:06 PMRedBarchettaTI-89 or Nspire?
I need a new calculator for the fall. What would you recommend?

The new Nspire looks nice. If I get the Nspire, should I get the CAS version?

Thanks! - May 13th 2008, 06:14 PMgalactus
I like the Voyage 200. It's a wonderful calculator.

- May 14th 2008, 07:48 AMMoo
- May 14th 2008, 09:42 AMRedBarchetta
^^I'm leaning towards the 89, since I believe my courses require the calculator, but the nspire looks appealing.

Click and drag the screen, CAS, saving work, etc.

Moo: I'm going to be using the calculator for calculus and calc with linear algebra, also physics and engineering.

What do you use Moo? - May 14th 2008, 09:47 AMMoo
I use a TI-89, since 2001... I've entered programs and texts, and the memory is still OK.

But I do not use it very often. I'm in major maths and we use it only for tough and long calculations (in physics :D).

If it looks good to you then take it, plus the ti-nspire is more recent than ti-89, so it may be updated... Dunno the difference about these two...

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Click and drag the screen, CAS, saving work, etc.

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Moo: I'm going to be using the calculator for calculus and calc with linear algebra, also physics and engineering.

Especially for linear algebra...

If it's for matrix, a TI-89 is enough. And once again, I can't really compare to TI-nspire. Just tell you that I managed to do this stuff with a TI-89 :D - May 14th 2008, 09:49 AMarbolisQuote:

^^I'm leaning towards the 89, since I believe my courses require the calculator, but the nspire looks appealing.

Click and drag the screen, CAS, saving work, etc.

Moo: I'm going to be using the calculator for calculus and calc with linear algebra, also physics and engineering.

What do you use Moo?

and TI-89 series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Personally I use a Ti-82 as calculator. And my computer for powerful calculus. - May 14th 2008, 10:21 AMgalactus
The Voyage 200 is not too big. It's a lot smaller in size than the TI-92, it's precursor. Actually, it's not much bigger than an 89 and has a kepboard.

- May 14th 2008, 10:35 AMRedBarchetta
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Computer algebra system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - Jun 1st 2008, 09:02 PMspikefromnyc
**Hi Guys~**This is my very first post on

**Math Help**, and in my humble opinion, the**new**TI calculator (nspire) is basically a "confused and messy" model of the 89, offering no**real**technological advancement~! (i.e; no backlighting, no graphics;etc)

I own the V200 (price:$190) and have spent a majority of time complaining too the TI Support staff about the lack of features witnessed on their "top-of-the-line" models....and they refuse too listen~!(Angry)

My question to you is: "Why spend more than the cost of a V200..when you get nothing more?" (save a__new__appy)

The most**difficult**task facing me now is trying to hire a**personal**V200 tutor (it is amazing how people complain about "**not having enough**" money..but run away from someone willing too give it too them!) (Giggle)

Well, so much for my 2cents on the Nspire Vs V200.....

Bye~