The TI-83 Plus is an easy-to-use graphing calculator for math and science that lets students graph and compare functions, as well as perform data plotting and analysis. Its FLASHâ„¢ ROM memory allows students to update and add software applications (Apps).

### Chapter 1: Operating the TI-83 Plus Silver Edition

Documentation Conventions

TI-83 Plus Keyboard

Turning On and Turning Off the TI-83 Plus

Setting the Display Contrast

The Display

Entering Expressions and Instructions

TI-83 Plus Edit Keys

Setting Modes

Using TI-83 Plus Variable Names

Storing Variable Values

Recalling Variable Values

ENTRY (Last Entry) Storage Area

TI-83 Plus Menus

VARS and VARS Y-VARS Menus

Equation Operating System (EOS)

Special Features of the TI-83 Plus

Other TI-83 Plus Features

Error Conditions

### Chapter 2: Math, Angle, and Test Operations

Getting Started: Coin Flip

Keyboard Math Operations

MATH Operations

Using the Equation Solver

MATH NUM (Number) Operations

Entering and Using Complex Numbers

MATH CPX (Complex) Operations

MATH PRB (Probability) Operations

ANGLE Operations

TEST (Relational) Operations

TEST LOGIC (Boolean) Operations

### Chapter 3: Function Graphing

Getting Started: Graphing a Circle

Defining Graphs

Setting the Graph Modes

Defining Functions

Selecting and Deselecting Functions

Setting Graph Styles for Functions

Setting the Viewing Window Variables

Setting the Graph Format

Displaying Graphs

Exploring Graphs with the Free-Moving Cursor

Exploring Graphs with TRACE

Exploring Graphs with the ZOOM Instructions

Using ZOOM MEMORY

Using the CALC (Calculate) Operations

### Chapter 4: Parametric Graphing

Getting Started: Path of a Ball

Defining and Displaying Parametric Graphs

Exploring Parametric Graphs

### Chapter 5: Polar Graphing

Getting Started: Polar Rose

Defining and Displaying Polar Graphs

Exploring Polar Graphs

### Chapter 6: Sequence Graphing

Getting Started: Forest and Trees

Defining and Displaying Sequence Graphs

Selecting Axes Combinations

Exploring Sequence Graphs

Graphing Web Plots

Using Web Plots to Illustrate Convergence

Graphing Phase Plots

Comparing TI-83 Plus and TI-82 Sequence Variables

Keystroke Differences Between TI-83 Plus and TI- 82

### Chapter 7: Tables

Getting Started: Roots of a Function

Setting Up the Table

Defining the Dependent Variables

Displaying the Table

### Chapter 8: Draw Instructions

Getting Started: Drawing a Tangent Line

Using the DRAW Menu

Clearing Drawings

Drawing Line Segments

Drawing Horizontal and Vertical Lines

Drawing Tangent Lines

Drawing Functions and Inverses

Shading Areas on a Graph

Drawing Circles

Placing Text on a Graph

Using Pen to Draw on a Graph

Drawing Points on a Graph

Drawing Pixels

Storing Graph Pictures (Pic)

Recalling Graph Pictures (Pic)

Storing Graph Databases (GDB)

Recalling Graph Databases (GDB)

### Chapter 9: Split Screen

Getting Started: Exploring the Unit Circle

Using Split Screen

Horiz (Horizontal) Split Screen

G.T (Graph-Table) Split Screen

TI-83 Plus Pixels in Horiz and G-T Modes

### Chapter 10: Matrices

Getting Started: Systems of Linear Equations

Defining a Matrix

Viewing and Editing Matrix Elements

Using Matrices with Expressions

Displaying and Copying Matrices

Using Math Functions with Matrices

Using the MATRX MATH Operations

### Chapter 11: Lists

Getting Started: Generating a Sequence

Naming Lists

Storing and Displaying Lists

Entering List Names

Attaching Formulas to List Names

Using Lists in Expressions

LIST OPS Menu

LIST MATH Menu

### Chapter 12: Statistics

Getting Started: Pendulum Lengths and Periods

Setting Up Statistical Analyses

Using the Stat List Editor

Attaching Formulas to List Names

Detaching Formulas from List Names

Switching Stat List Editor Contexts

Stat List Editor Contexts

STAT EDIT Menu

Regression Model Features

STAT CALC Menu

Statistical Variables

Statistical Analysis in a Program

Statistical Plotting

Statistical Plotting in a Program

### Chapter 13: Inferential Statistics and Distributions

Getting Started: Mean Height of a Population

Inferential Stat Editors

STAT TESTS Menu

Inferential Statistics Input Descriptions

Test and Interval Output Variables

Distribution Functions

Distribution Shading

### Chapter 14: Applications

The Applications Menu

Getting Started: Financing a Car

Getting Started: Computing Compound Interest

Using the TVM Solver

Using the Financial Functions

Calculating Time Value of Money (TVM)

Calculating Cash Flows

Calculating Amortization

Calculating Interest Conversion

Finding Days between Dates/ Defining Payment Method

Using the TVM Variables

The CBL/CBR Application

Data Collection Methods and Options

Starting Data Collection

Stopping Data Collection

### Chapter 15: CATALOG, Strings, Hyperbolic Functions

Browsing the TI-83 Plus CATALO

Entering and Using Strings

Storing Strings to String Variables

String Functions and Instructions in the CATALO

Hyperbolic Functions in the CATALO

### Chapter 16: Programming

Getting Started: Volume of a Cylinder

Creating and Deleting Programs

Entering Command Lines and Executing Programs

Editing Programs

Copying and Renaming Programs

PRGM CTL (Control) Instructions

PRGM I/O (Input/Output) Instructions

Calling Other Programs as Subroutines

Running an Assembly Language Program

### Chapter 17: Activities

The Quadratic Formula

Box with Lid

Comparing Test Results Using Box Plots

Graphing Piecewise Functions

Graphing Inequalities

Solving a System of Nonlinear Equations

Using a Program to Create the Sierpinski Triangle

Graphing Cobweb Attractors

Using a Program to Guess the Coefficients

Graphing the Unit Circle and Trigonometric Curves

Finding the Area between Curves

Using Parametric Equations: Ferris Wheel Problem

Demonstrating the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus

Computing Areas of Regular N-Sided Polygons

Computing and Graphing Mortgage Payments

### Chapter 18: Memory and Variable Management

Checking Available Memory

Deleting Items from Memory

Clearing Entries and List Elements

Resetting the TI-83 Plus

Archiving and UnArchiving Variables

Grouping and Ungrouping Variables

Garbage Collection

ERR:ARCHIVE FULL Message

### Chapter 19: Communication Link

Getting Started: Sending Variables

TI-83 Plus Silver Edition LINK

Selecting Items to Send

Receiving Items

Backing Up RAM Memory

Error Conditions

### Appendix A: Tables and Reference Information

Table of Functions and Instructions

TI-83 Plus Menu Map

Variables

Statistics Formulas

Financial Formulas

### Appendix B: General Information

Battery Information

In Case of Difficulty

Error Conditions

Accuracy Information

Support and Service Information

Warranty Information

Index

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