
WHAT OUR COLLEAGUES SAY:
“...provides excellent connections between precalculus topics and the TI89; it is a terrific supplement to any precalculus text...”
 Henry Smith, Granville, NY



Using the TI89 to Explore Algebra, Precalculus and Statistics

by Brenda Batten, George Best and Robert Schneider 
The TI89 is the first handheld calculator that combines the features of a graphing calculator with computer algebra capabilities. The purpose of this book is to explain how and when to use the TI89 graphing calculator in an algebra, precalculus or statistics course. The contents parallel that in Exploring Algebra, Precalculus and Statistics by Best, Penner and Schneider.
Features:
 A thorough explanation of how to use and program the
TI89.
 Algebra, precalculus and statistics labs the encourage students to explore patterns and then describe them
 A unique collection of exercises and programs involving algebra, precalculus and statistics concepts.
 Technology tips throughout the text.
 Problems that can be solved graphically, numerically, algebraically or a combination of these strategies.
 An accessible listing of TI89 menus.




