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When you take the mathematics COMPASS exam at the college, you are allowed to use the TI-83 or TI-84 calculator.

It is a good idea to practice with the calculator before the COMPASS test.

Compass Calculator Skills PowerPoint

Things that you should be able to do with a calculator:

+ Add signed numbers
- Subtract signed numbers
x Multiply signed numbers
Divide signed numbers
Find the square root of a number
^ Find the value of a number raised to a rational exponent. (i.e. 9 3/2 = 27)

T1-83 or T1-84 calculator help:

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