What type of calculators are allowed during Objective Assessments?

Question

What type of calculators are allowed during Objective Assessments? 

Answer

Permitted Calculators

Prohibited Calculators

 

 

Permitted Calculators

You may use one basic, scientific, business/financial, or graphing calculator, unless it has a built-in computer algebra system (CAS). The TI BA II Plus is strongly recommended for Business courses in their programs. The TI-30X, TI-30XIIS, or TI-30Xa scientific calculator or a TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator is strongly recommended for General Education math courses C278, C459, C463, and C784.

Some examples of acceptable calculators include:

 

  • TI-30
  • TI-34
  • TI-36
  • TI-82
  • TI-83
  • TI-83+
  • TI-84
  • TI-84+
  • TI-85
  • TI-86
  • TI-Nspire (non-CAS)
  • TI BA II Plus (not the Professional series)
  • HP 10b
  • HP 10bII
  • HP 12c
  • HP 12cPlatinum
  • Sharp EL-738C
  • Casio FC-200V
  • Casio FX300
  • Embedded Calculator (Available in testing environment)

Note: Calculators with paper tape are allowed if the tape is removed and they are not prohibited for other reasons.

 

Prohibited Calculators

The following types of calculators are prohibited:

 

  • Calculators that include a computer algebraic system (CAS) are not allowed.
    • For example: 
      • TI-89
      • TI-92
      • TI-Nspire CAS
      • HP 48GII
      • HP. 40G
      • HP 49G
      • HP 50G
      • Any other models that begin with HP that have not been listed
  • Computers and PDAs are not allowed.
  • Calculators with an electronic writing pad, pen-input device, or QWERTY (typewriter) keyboards are not allowed.
  • Calculators that are part of electronic communication devices are not allowed.
    • For example, cell phone calculators are not allowed.

 

 

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