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TI-82 good enough for ACT Math?

abaloriabalori Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
Hey there, I have a Ti Nspire CX CAS and I know that's not allowed so I'm stuck with a TI-82. Is that calculator good enough for the ACT or should I buy a new one?

I have never taken the ACT before.

Replies to: TI-82 good enough for ACT Math?

  • abaloriabalori Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    Thank you, that's nice to hear. Is there any significant advantage to having a TI-84+ (is it worth the money??). I've only taken the SAT math before so I'm completely lost.
  • abaloriabalori Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    Anybody else have any information on this??
  • Ksty1098Ksty1098 Registered User Posts: 280 Junior Member
    As long as it can graph simple functions you'll be fine
  • tigerman333tigerman333 Registered User Posts: 1,212 Senior Member
    If possible, you could borrow a TI-84 from a friend for test day. Just be familiar with the functions and controls
  • TestRektTestRekt Registered User Posts: 118 Junior Member
    In almost all cases, the best calculator is the one you have used the most. The TI-84+ is unlikely to give you any benefit over the 82. There just aren't many questions where a calculator comes into play. Take a practice test with the 82 and I think you'll find that it has plenty of horsepower.
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