[C.2] Calculator MODE and FORMAT Menus

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Lesson Summary:

In this lesson, you'll learn how to configure your graphing calculator using the MODE and FORMAT menus. The MODE key allows you to switch between normal and scientific modes, adjust the number of decimal places, and choose between radians and degrees. The FORMAT key is used for graphing and allows you to turn on or off the axes and grid. It's important to not accidentally turn off the axes or grid, as this can cause confusion when graphing.

Lesson Description:

Learn how to configure the graphing calculator using MODE and FORMAT menus.

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you use the MODE and FORMAT buttons on a TI graphing calculator?
  • What do the options under the MODE menu mean on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How do you make a TI graphing calculator display numbers in scientific notation?
  • How do you enter scientific notation on a TI graphing calculator?
  • How can you change how many decimal places your TI graphing calculator rounds to?
  • If the coordinate axes are missing from your graph on a TI graphing calculator, how can you turn them back on?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This lesson goes through some slightly more complicated menus and operations on the TI graphing calculator. It shows how the menus work as well as what the options mean. This is a good secondary TI calculator tutorial once you have the basics of the arithmetic operations down.