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Calculators Cheap scientific calculator that does matrix operations

  1. Jan 26, 2010 #1
    I do not have a calculator that does matrix stuff that would be great for my classes this semester. I don't want to spend $100+ on a graphing calculator since I use matlab at home strictly now. Im looking to solve simultaneous equations, matrix operations like det,eigen,mult,...etc

    Any help would be great!
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  3. Jan 27, 2010 #2
    The TI line (83, 89, etc.) handles matrix math just fine, and some of them go for under 100.
  4. Jan 27, 2010 #3


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    My Ti-89 is still a classic. The best you can get for the money. I wont bother with anything below Ti-89
  5. Jan 27, 2010 #4
    I was kind of aiming towards $20-30...
  6. Jan 27, 2010 #5
    ebay? I haven't seen a graphing calculater under $80 in years, and I don't think non-graphing ones handle matrices.
  7. Jan 27, 2010 #6
    uhhg, maybe I can borrow one. Thanks everyone.
  8. Feb 2, 2010 #7
    I just bought a TI-86 on craigslist for $30. It didn't seem like that was an exceptionally low price or anything, so you shouldn't have a problem finding one in your price range.
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  10. Feb 17, 2010 #9
    TI-89 is good but price differs for place to place better to get an used one it would be better
  11. Feb 25, 2010 #10
    casio fx 115 es
  12. Nov 16, 2011 #11
    There is an excellent software calculator called Mathwizard that does Matrices,algebra,calculus,scientific calculator and plot graph.check it out. you can also find mobile applications that does matrices,algebra,calculus,differential equations , and plot graphs
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