Casio fx-9860GII Graphing Calculator, Black review
“Designed and enginneered, for teachers by teachers, to meet the demands of today’s student’s and educators”
The fully loaded fx-9860GII has an oversized, high resolution display, making every aspect of your graphs and data, crisp and clear. The backlight feature can also quickly be turned on to increase visibility in a variety of study enviroments. All of these features come together to offer unparalled Natural Display functionality that allows you to work with, even the most complex problems, in the same format that your textbook uses. The fx-9860GII comes with a USB cable and a unit-to-unit cable for quick sharing of programs and data.
The fx-9860GII is designed to support all users in the following courses:
- Algebra I & II
- AP Calculus
- AP Statistics
- Business & Finance
The CASIO fx-9860GII graphing calculator is permitted for use on the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and ACT college entrance exams and AP tests.
The fx-9860GII comes pre-loaded with 15 powerful icon menus that gives you all the functionality you need, in an intuitive, easy to use interface.
High Resolution LCD
The fx-9860GII features a sharp, crisp high-resolution LCD display assuring larger and even sharper images of graphs, formulas, and graphics.
The fx-9860GII accelerated processing speed is approximately three to five times faster than conventional models. Even the most complex calculations and graphics are quickly produced with fewer keystrokes and less steps.
The fx-9860GII comes with a USB cable, unit-to-unit cable and Program-Link Software for high-speed data communication between a PC and the unit, or unit-to-unit data communication so program exchange can be performed immediately when you turn the unit on.
The fx-9860GII‘s intuitivly designed software facilitates a better understanding of important mathematical concepts. It encourages engagment and deeper investigation of the mathematics than memorization of keys to simply “check” an answer.
Functionality & Key Features
Some of the functionality you will find in the fx-9860GII includes:
- Easy to use, Icon-Based Menu System
- Dynamic Graphing
- Dual Graph & Table Display
- Natural Input and output of Inequalitiy graphs
- Natural Display allows entry and output of mathematics just like in a textbook
- Built-in spreadsheet application
- In-Depth Conics application
- Pre-loaded Geometry application
- USB connectivity
- 1.5MB of flash memory / 62KB RAM
- 200 hours of battery life (AAA x 4)
- Pre-loaded Geometry Application
- Downloadable Quick Reference Guide
REF/RREF function, random integers, unit conversion, new types of regressions, chi-squared GOF function, 9 new probability functions, pie charts & bar graphs, graph X=f(Y) and much more
1500 KB Flash ROM
Built-in eActivity and spreadsheet applications
Icon-based menu adds to overall intuitive usability
Direct connection to Casio projectors
Data transfer from unit-to-unit and from unit-to-computer
New LCD backlight for superior visibility
New manager software available