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Ch 19: Using a Scientific Calculator for Calculus

About This Chapter

Watch this chapter's illustrated videos to get tips for solving and graphing equations with an online scientific calculator. Check your understanding of these problem-solving steps with the short quizzes that follow each lesson.

Using a Scientific Calculator for Calculus - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Explore some of the unique features of online scientific calculators with this chapter's video lessons. Our experienced instructors also provide you with step-by-step instructions for entering complex functions into your calculator in order to solve or graph them. By the time you finish this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Solve equations numerically and graphically
  • Switch between radian and degree modes
  • Enter trigonometric and exponential functions

Video Objective
How to Solve Equations by Graphing on a Scientific Calculator Discover the calculator modes and menu options that will allow you to graph functions. Get tips for finding intercepts as well as zero, minimum and maximum values.
Solving Equations on a Scientific Calculator Practice entering equations into a scientific calculator to solve for x.
Understanding Radians and Degrees on a Scientific Calculator Learn to use basic calculator functions and switch between radians and degrees.
Understanding Trigonometry Functions and Exponentials on a Calculator Find out how to calculate inverse trigonometric functions, enter exponential functions and work with logarithmic expressions.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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