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# HELP WITH TI INSPIRE CX calculator

When I graph two graphs and then find the intersects the coordinates of the intersects are always rounded up. like, the x value for one of the coordinates was 2.15 but it gave me 2.2 but i needed to see 2.15. how can i get it to leave about 4 numbers behind the decimal?I tried messing with the floats for graph and geometry... doesnt work. I've got a finals pretty soon please help.

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• k24674 Apr 27, 2013

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Draw the graphs of the functions you are interested in. While the graphs are displayed Press the Menu key. In the drop down window locate the submenu Settings (number 8 or 9) depending on your calculator
The following screen is displayed with at the top the setting Float.
Follow the right pointing arrow on the same line as float and select Float 3 or 4 as on the screeHELP WITH TI INSPIRE CX calculator - 0c4e79fb-d2eb-4461-821f-87adbd63b387.jpgixya.net/uploads/images/0c4e79fb-d2eb-4461-821f-87adbd63b387.jpg" alt="0c4e79fb-d2eb-4461-821f-87adbd63b387.jpg" class="h_mi" />Point to the graph of one of the functions select it then press the menu select option Analyze graph then intersection. You will be asked to select the second function, then the lower bound and upper bound. As you see on the previous screen capture, the coordinates of thHELP WITH TI INSPIRE CX calculator - 3acdb05f-f573-4e5e-a467-03db35a80ea2.jpgcimal digits.

Posted on Apr 27, 2013

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

This is probably because you have the stat plot on. You would need to go to y= and then go to the top where it says stat plot 1 and un highlight it if it is highligted. That should fix your problem.

Posted on Sep 22, 2008

SOURCE: Calculator won't graph

You have either entered data in lists where one list is longer than the other or in your y= screen, one of the plots is turned on. If a plot is turned on the letters are in white surrounded by a black box. To turn off the plots, higlight the plot that is on and press enter.

Another fast solution is to press, 2nd the the plus sign then the numbers 7 then 1 then 2. It will restore factory settings.

Posted on Aug 06, 2009

From a lack of a response I'm assuming this is no longer a problem. If it is still a problem, please post a comment specifying the error message.

Posted on Mar 20, 2010

I believe I already showed you with a profusion of details how to graph functions on the calculator. It would very kind of you to refer to the post that answered your question, so as not to make us answer it all over again. Much appreciated.

Read the following to use the intersection function.

1. You draw two or more graphs.
2. After the graphs are displayed, press [2nd][TRACE] to access the (CALC)ulate menu.
3. Select [5:Interesct]
4. You will be prompted for a first curve: the equation of the curve will be displayed at the top left corner of the screen. If it is one the intersecting curves, press [ENTER]
5. You will be prompted for the second curve. (You can move from one curve to another by pressing the UpArrow or DownArrow).
6. After two curves are selected, you will be prompted for a guess for the X-value of an intersection point: you can use the keypad to enter a guess or use the left or right arrow to move the cursor towards a point of your choosing (if there are more than one point).
7. After a short while the calculator gives you a solution.
8. If it fails, you must make a better guess.

Here are some screen captures

Posted on May 16, 2010

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Press the [2nd] key and then, press and hold [up arrow] key. Keep repeating the process until desired darkness.

Posted on Jan 06, 2011

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Here are some screen captures

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