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CALCULATORS

  1. Recommended and approved models, and calculators not allowed in examinations

Models that are recommended

  • These models meet the minimum requirements for mathematics subjects and have updated and time saving functionalities not found on other models

  • Texas Instruments

    TI 84 Plus silver edition

    TI 84 Plus

    TI 83 Plus silver edition

    TI 83 Plus

    Casio

    FX-9860G AU

    FX-9860G

    CFX 9850 Plus

    FX 9750 Plus

    CFX 9950 Plus

    Graph 65 Plus

    Graph 35 Plus

    FX 1.0 Plus

    Other approved models (meet minimum requirements for mathematics subjects)

    Texas Instruments

    TI 83 / 86 / 85 / 82

    Casio

    Non-plus models from the 9800 or 9700 series

    Sharp

    EL 9900

    EL 9650

    EL 9600

  • If a student wishes to use a GDC not on the recommended or approved list, the coordinator must request written permission from IBCA at least two months before the examination.

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  • Models not allowed in any examinations under any conditions (not a definitive list)

  • Texas Instruments

    TI Voyage 200 (all versions)

    TI 92 (all versions)

    TI 89 (all versions)

    Casio

    Classpad 300

    FX 2.0 (all versions)

    Graph 100

    FX 9970 (all versions)

    Hewlett Packard

    HP 38-95 (all versions)

     

    Use of calculators in Examinations 2006 - Policy Update

    For examinations May 2006 onwards.

    A. TI-83/TI-84 (Plus and SE) models

    1. Reset all RAM memory.

    2. Remove all Flash (ROM) applications (Apps) except those listed below.

    Screen Name                 Full program name and version

    PolySmlt                         Polynomial Root Finder and Simultaneous Equation Solver v. 1.0 Texas

    Instruments 2001

    CBL/CBR                     CBL/CBR Ö v1.0 Texas Instruments

    Chinese                         Chinese (catalog) Help v1.01 Inventec 1999

    CtlgHelp                         Catalog Help v1 .0 Texas Instruments 2000

    Dansk                             Danish Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Deutsch                         German Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Espa˝ol                         Spanish Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Finance                         Finance - part of TI Operating System

    Franšais                         French Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Italiano                             Italian Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Magyar                         Hungarian Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Nederlan                         Dutch Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Norsk                             Norwegian Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Polski                             Polish Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Portug                             Portuguese Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Suomi                             Finnish Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

    Svenska                         Swedish Localizer v1.02 Texas Instruments 1999

     

    B. TI-83 (non-plus)/ TI-82/TI-85/TI-86 models

    1. Reset all RAM memory.

    2. After a full memory reset, install the following RAM programs

    Solver

    Polynomial solver

    Simultaneous Equation Solver

    C. All other calculators.

    Reset (TI)/initialize (Casio) all memory.