Graphing Calculator for Computer Engineering Hi, what Graphing Calculator would be good for Computer Engineering? In reality is more of a mix of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, for example the program includes lots of algorithms and artificial intelligence.
The choices are: -TI-Nspire CAS The best display and hardware. Lacks 3D Graphing, Graphing Differential Equations, Engineering Apps (like ME*Pro) and Symbolic Math Guide (SMG) and TI-Nspire’s programming capabilities are not as robust as the TI-89… yet. But all of these will probably be solved since Nspire Models are now opened to Third-Party Development, or even by an update of the OS by TI. Also is it true that the TI-Nspire CAS doesn't give exact values (square roots are always returned as decimals rather than simplified)?
-TI-89 Titanium The TI-89 Titanium have what the TI-Nspire CAS lacks.
-Casio PRIZM fx-CG10 (Release in January) Would the PRIZM fx-CG10 have most of the functions of the ClassPad 330? Should I wait for this one? Anyone have some information about this one.
-Casio ClassPad330 Comes with a stylus. The ClassPad 330 comes with all the functions of the ClassPad 300 including an impressive collection of applications that support self-study, like 3D Graphing, Geometry, eActivity for creating discovery based lessons and lots more. Additional features of the ClassPad 330 include upgraded CAS Technology and Geometry Application, new AP Statistics functionality, and three new applications: Differential Equation Graph, Financial and Probability.
-HP 50g Graphing Calculator The ability to expand memory in the SD card slot, 3D Graphing, Laplace transforms which are the basis for solving many engineering problems, Fourier transforms, and special functions such as the one required for determining a factorial value for non-integers. Also programming in RPL.
So I would like to hear suggestions, difference between them, what things one have that the others don’t, etc. Also if you could provide good online stores, to purchase any of these calculators at good prices, since I’m from Venezuela and the access to foreign currency is limited here, so every penny is worth a lot. Maybe even physical retailers as long as they’re something like BestBuy, Walmart, etc because a cousin of mine is bringing the calculator from the US. |