# Can TI 84 Plus be used on SAT?

## Can TI 84 Plus be used on SAT?

On the SAT® exam, calculators are allowed on one of the two math sections. Read on for tips to leverage your TI-84 Plus CE for success on test day! The example questions explained below are like questions you might see on the SAT® exam.

**What mode should your calculator be in for the SAT?**

It will depend on the question. A question with angles in degrees needs the calculator to be in degrees, and a question with angles in radians needs the calculator to be in radians. Degrees are more common on the SAT than radians though.

**Can you have programs on calculator for SAT?**

The SAT does not specify which graphing calculators to use or whether calculator programs are allowed so the current interpretation is that you can use programmable calculators.

### Is TI-84 Plus CE Python allowed on SAT?

Importantly, the TI-84 Plus CE Python graphing calculator is approved for high-stakes exams, including the PSAT/NMSQT*, SAT* and ACT® college entrance exams as well as Advanced Placement* and IB® exams that allow or require a graphing calculator.

**Do I need a graphing calculator for the SAT?**

A scientific calculator will get you through the test. However, we exclusively recommend graphing calculators for the SAT because of the visuals they provide (you can see the graphs you’re plugging in) and their ease of use.

**How do I enable apps on my TI-84?**

How do I re-enable the student’s calculator Apps or programs?

- On the receiving unit, press [2nd] [LINK] and then select RECEIVE.
- On the sending calculator:
- Press [2nd] [LINK].
- Select a file to send by selecting a category, and then selecting a file.
- Select TRANSMIT to send the file.

## Is there an app for TI-84 calculator?

TI 84 Manual + Graphing Calculator Pro on the App Store.

**Is it better to use a graphing calculator on the SAT?**

**Should I use RAD or DEG?**

In particular, rotational motion equations are almost always expressed using radians. The initial parameters of a problem might be in degrees, but you should convert these angles to radians before using them. You should use degrees when you are measuring angles using a protractor, or describing a physical picture.

### What calculators are not allowed on the SAT?

The SAT allows all scientific calculators, certain graphing calculators (see below for a comprehensive list of permitted graphing calculators), and doesn’t recommend students use four-function calculators—they lack important functions you might need on the test such as exponents and logarithms.

**Can you use graphing calculator on SAT?**

Only battery-operated, handheld equipment can be used for testing. No power cords are allowed. Calculators permitted during testing include: Most graphing calculators (see chart)

**Which TI-84 Plus models does this how-to guide apply to?**

This How-To guide applies to every TI-84, including the TI-84 Plus CE, TI-84 Plus, TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition, and TI-84 Plus Silver Edition calculators. Make sure you download and install TI Connect CE!

## Is there a shortcut menu on the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition?

Using the shortcut menu Both the TI-84 Plus CE and the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition have shortcut menus that provide quicker access to some of the calculator’s regular functions.

**Where are programs and apps stored on a TI-84 calculator?**

Programs and apps are stored under two different places on TI-84 calculators. If you are unsure whether the file you downloaded is an app or program, just check both locations. Apps: Press the [apps] button on your calculator, and select the app you would like to use from the menu.

**What is the default window setting on the TI-84?**

The default Window setting on the TI-84 is from –10 to 10 for both the X and Y axes. Sometimes it’s necessary to change settings so that you can either zoom in on a portion of the graph or zoom out to see an area not on the standard grid.