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## Can you use a TI-83 on the ACT?

Although graphing capabilities are not necessary for ACT success, students accustomed to using a graphing calculator may want to find an acceptable replacement. TI-83 and TI-84 models are approved. Many schools have used these calculators in the classroom for years, so students are familiar with them.

## Is the TI-83 Plus allowed on the ACT 2021?

Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Graphing Calculator First-time examinees usually ask this question; can you use a calculator on the ACT? Our answer to that is also based on the ACT’s calculator policy (1) and that is yes. You can bring a calculator but keep in mind that it has to be an ACT-approved calculator.

**Are TI-83 calculators allowed on the SAT?**

For the Math Test – Calculator portion, all scientific calculators are acceptable, all 4-function calculators, including those with square root and percentage keys, are allowed (but not recommended), and most graphing calculators are acceptable as long as they don’t have any of the features listed under Unacceptable …

**What calculators can you use on the ACT 2021?**

In general, the ACT explains that all test-takers can use “any 4-function, scientific, or graphing calculator, as long as it is not on the prohibited list and it is modified, if needed.” Your best option is to use a calculator you’ve used before. Yes, you could use your older sibling’s fancy graphing calculator.

### Is ti84 allowed on ACT?

In September 2017, the calculator policy changed to include the language above. In other words, all versions of TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ CX (excluding CAS) graphing calculators are allowed on the ACT® exam.

### Can I use a calculator on the ACT?

Examinees are encouraged to use a familiar calculator, but all problems may be solved without a calculator. Calculators may only be used on the mathematics test, including ACT WorkKeys Applied Math. Sharing calculators during the test is not permitted.

**Does ACT allow ti84?**

The TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is allowed during the entire portion of the math section of the ACT. * The questions get more difficult as the problem number increases, so you should aim to do questions #1-20 in 30 seconds each, #20-40 in 60 seconds each, and #40- 60 in 90 seconds each, on average.

**What calculator is not allowed on the SAT?**

The TI-92 graphing calculator is the only TI model I’ve ever used in the classroom that is not allowed on the calculator portion of the SAT®.

## Is the TI 83 or TI-84 better?

The TI-83, the base model, has 160 kilobytes (KB) of memory and 24 KB of RAM. The TI-84, sometimes referred to as the “TI-84 Plus,” boasts 480 KB of memory but the same amount of RAM as the TI-83. However, the TI-84 has twice the processing speed.

## Are TI 84 calculators allowed on the ACT?

In other words, all versions of TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ CX (excluding CAS) graphing calculators are allowed on the ACT® exam.

**Can I use a TI-83 or TI-84 for the Act?**

Although graphing capabilities are not necessary for ACT success, students accustomed to using a graphing calculator may want to find an acceptable replacement. TI-83 and TI-84 models are approved. Many schools have used these calculators in the classroom for years, so students are familiar with them.

**Which TI calculators are prohibited according to the Act calculator policy?**

First, let’s look at which TI calculators are prohibited according to the ACT ® calculator policy. Calculators with built-in or downloaded computer algebra system (CAS) functionality are not allowed, including: Note: The TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator is permitted if not marked CAS.

### Can I use math 200 on a TI-84 Plus or TI-Nspire™ graphing calculator?

Zoom Math 200, or any app or program that gives you algebraic solutions, is not allowed on TI-84 Plus or TI-Nspire™ graphing calculators when taking the ACT ® exam. How does the ACT ® enforce the CAS functionality portion of their calculator policy?

### Can I use a graphing calculator for the Act?

If your student owns one of the calculators on the prohibited list, you will want to look for approved alternatives. Although graphing capabilities are not necessary for ACT success, students accustomed to using a graphing calculator may want to find an acceptable replacement. TI-83 and TI-84 models are approved.