Which scientific calculator is better: TI-36X Pro or FX-115ES Plus?

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In summary, the TI-36X Pro and FX-115ES Plus calculators are both scientific calculators with some key differences. The TI-36X Pro has a larger display screen, advanced functions such as equation solving and matrix operations, and a built-in equation library. The FX-115ES Plus has a dual power source, a more compact design, and a fraction/decimal conversion button. The TI-36X Pro may have a better user interface due to its larger screen and intuitive keypad layout, but this is subjective and depends on personal preference. Both calculators are suitable for complex calculations, with the TI-36X Pro having an edge due to its advanced functions. The TI-36X Pro may also be more durable
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I need to get a cheapo scientific calculator to replace my ancient one that just died. Any opinions on these two:

TI-36X Pro (Texas Instruments)

vs

FX-115ES Plus (Casio)
 
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Yes, been looking at those.
 

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What are the key differences between the TI-36X Pro and FX-115ES Plus calculators?

The TI-36X Pro and FX-115ES Plus calculators are both scientific calculators, but they have some key differences. The TI-36X Pro has a larger display screen and more advanced functions, such as equation solving and matrix operations. The FX-115ES Plus has a dual power source (solar and battery) while the TI-36X Pro only has a battery power source. Additionally, the TI-36X Pro has a built-in equation library and the FX-115ES Plus does not.

Which calculator has a better user interface?

This is subjective and depends on personal preference. The TI-36X Pro has a larger display screen and a more intuitive keypad layout, while the FX-115ES Plus has a more compact design and a fraction/decimal conversion button. It is recommended to try out both calculators to see which one suits your needs and preferences better.

Which calculator is better for complex calculations?

The TI-36X Pro is generally considered to be better for complex calculations due to its advanced functions and equation solving capabilities. However, the FX-115ES Plus also has a wide range of functions and can handle many complex calculations as well. It ultimately depends on the specific calculations needed and personal preference.

Is one calculator more durable than the other?

Both the TI-36X Pro and FX-115ES Plus are well-built and durable calculators. However, the TI-36X Pro has a slightly larger and sturdier design, making it more resistant to drops and impacts. It also has a slide-on cover for extra protection. That being said, both calculators are designed to withstand regular use and should last for a long time if properly cared for.

Which calculator is more affordable?

The FX-115ES Plus is generally more affordable than the TI-36X Pro. However, prices may vary depending on the retailer and any ongoing promotions. It is recommended to check online and compare prices before making a purchase to get the best deal.

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