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## Are you allowed to use a calculator in college algebra?

On CLEP exam day, **test takers aren’t allowed to bring their own calculators into** the testing room. Only certain questions require this calculator. … Chemistry, College Algebra, and College Mathematics: A scientific (nongraphing) calculator, the TI-30XS MultiView, is available to students during these exams.

## Do you need a scientific calculator in college?

A scientific calculator is **pretty much a necessity** for students who are doing high school or college level physics/math. A scientific calculator lets you do more complex calculations that exceed basic arithmetic, such as trigonometry, logarithm, and probability problems.

## Is TI-Nspire allowed in college?

Owning a TI-Nspire CX handheld is an investment that students can use from middle school through high school and college for **both math and science courses**.

## Why are CAS calculators banned?

Seven models of the TI-Nspire CAS are on the College Board’s list. The ACT, which competes with the College Board for test-takers, prohibits calculators with CAS functionality. … They say that **because the College Board needs to make the SAT seem accessible to people of all income levels**. …

## What is the best scientific calculator for college students?

Best Scientific Calculators for Students

# | Top Scientific Calculators | Our Rating |
---|---|---|

1. | Casio FX-991EX ClassWiz |
9.5/10 |

2. | Sharp EL-W516TBSL 16-Digit Advanced | 8.5/10 |

3. | Texas Instruments TI-36X Pro | 8/10 |

4. | HP 35s Scientific Calculator | 7/10 |

## Which calculator is the best for college students?

**10 Best Graphing Calculators for College Students**

- Casio fx-9860GII Graphing Calculator, Black.
- NumWorks Graphing Calculator.
- Casio FX-CG10 PRIZM Color Graphing Calculator.
- Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX II CAS Color Graphing Calculator.
- Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus CE Color Graphing Calculator.

## Do students still use graphing calculators?

Enduring Popularity. Another reason that the TI graphing calculator has remained popular is that **students are still permitted to use models like the TI-84 when taking college board exams**.

## Does sat check your calculator?

The SAT calculator policy **allows test takers to use calculators on certain sections on the exam**, but it doesn’t provide them. Rather, test takers need to provide their own machines, and are not permitted to share calculators.

## What is CAS on a calculator?

CAS stands for **Computer Algebra System**. … In summary CAS on a calculator allows you to input problems that use some sort of process to solve much easier and helps eliminate some human error when typing in the problem.

## Does act check your calculator?

Another overlooked rule to remember is that calculators are only allowed to be used on the ACT Math test. … Because according to the ACT’s testing policy, **the staff is explicitly responsible for checking your calculator** and if it’s not allowed, they are required to confiscate it and can void your test too.

## Are calculators allowed in calculus?

**Only approved graphing calculators from the list are permitted for AP Calculus Exams**.