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What physics programs should I add to my TI-84Plus?

  1. Dec 13, 2011 #1
    My professor told us we are allowed to use a TI calculator and that if wanted to we could add programs to it. What programs do you thank I should add. we covered everything from one dimensional motion to basic thermodynamic stuff?
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  3. Dec 13, 2011 #2
    no one?
  4. Dec 13, 2011 #3


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    I wouldn't add any program for intro physics; I would add any program just for fun.
  5. Dec 13, 2011 #4
    You may not like my answer (I'm an academic), but you shouldn't use a calculator for more than finding the sine of an angle and the like. You should be doing everything by hand. The types of problems that you can't do by hand (complex numerical analysis), you should be doing on a lab workstation using mostly code you write yourself.
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