Ti-84 Plus Graphing Calculator For Dummies
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The Texas Instruments website contains over 40 applications that you can download and install on your TI-84 Plus calculator. Most of these application programs are free; those that aren’t free are very inexpensive. Texas Instruments may have already installed some of these programs on your calculator, even those that aren’t free. To see what application programs are already on your calculator, press [APPS].

The following steps tell you how to download application programs from the Texas Instruments website, as it existed at the time this book was published. To download and install applications, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Texas Instruments website.

  2. In the Know What You’re Looking For? drop-down list, select Apps & OS versions.

  3. Click the link that matches type of calculator you have.

  4. Click the link for the application you want to download.

  5. Click Download Instructions and read the instructions on how to download applications.

    The download instructions are the same for each application, so you need read the instructions only once.

  6. Click the Guidebook to download it.

    Save the application Guidebook (manual) on your computer or print it.

  7. Click Download under the picture of the calculator and follow the directions you’re given. Make a note of the directory in which you save the file you download.

    After you accept the License Agreement, you’re asked to log in. If you aren’t a member of the site, sign up — it’s free.

To install applications on your TI-84 Plus calculator, you need the TI Connect software and a TI-Graph Link cable.

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Jeff McCalla is a mathematics teacher at St. Mary's Episcopal School in Memphis, TN. He is a T3 instructor for Texas Instruments, cofounded the TI-Nspire SuperUser group, and received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science & Mathematics Teaching. C.C. Edwards is a teacher and a former editor of Texas Instruments' Eightysomething, a newsletter for parents and educators.

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