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leadlol
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Hey guys, I'm having trouble picking out a good calculator for AP Statistics. Help me out, please?

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## Replies to: Which calculator for AP Statistics?

499Member765Member2,228Senior Member244Junior Member2,741Senior Member494Member1,026Senior MemberEDIT: I swear by my TI-89. Not only was it great for AP Stats which I took last year, I credit it with getting me my 800 on the SAT Math II Subject Test. It was the third subject test I was taking that day, and to be honest, I can't remember ANYTHING from that test; I was tired as all hell. I just plugged it into my 89 and bubbled in the answer the 89 spit out. Without the 89, I honestly think I would have gotten a 500 or something.

192Junior MemberAP Tests I used my calculator: Stats, Calc BC, Chem. With my 89's help, I got 5 on all of them. Especially for Calc BC, I probably wouldn't have gotten a 5 without my TI-89. I swear, it's the awesomest calculator. I cried when someone stole my first 89 from me =[

My TI-89 also definitely helped me get a 800 on Math II.

Now for stats specific stuff, you might feel left out when you are learning about how to use your calculator in class. If you aren't lazy, just read the manual on the statistics portion and it's all there. It's a lot more convenient with a TI-89 and the format looks better. I used TI-84 for half a year (because I felt left out and was too lazy to read the manual, which I later regretted), and when I switched to using my 89 again, I loved it.

1,026Senior Memberperfect.4,276Senior MemberI haven't taken AP Stats yet (so I can't recommend calculators specifically for Stats), but I must say that the TI-89 is amazing, once you figure out how to access the functions. My TI-89 deserves a lot of credit for my 800 on the Math II exam (though that's a bit off topic). Either way, I think both calculators would be fine; just pick one and learn how to use it.

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