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Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX Handheld Graphing Calculator Review

I wish that I had a Texas Instruments TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator 20 years ago when I was struggling in my advanced math and science courses. This revolutionary handheld graphing calculator and interactive software features 320 x 240 pixel full color graphics so that students can fully visualize color-code equations, objects, points and lines on the full-color, backlit display. It really engages the student so that they can see and manipulate geometric, algebraic or scientific models thus making the math or science concept easier to comprehend.

Additional features of the TI-Nspire™ CX include:

  • Real-World Images-use digital images or your own photos. Overlay and color-code math and science concepts. Discover real-world connections.
  • 3D Graphing-Graph and rotate (manually and automatically) 3D functions. Change the wire or surface coor of your 3D graph.

I was impressed that the Texas Instruments TI-Nspire™ CX was lightweight and thin so it is easy for students to take it with them in their backpack or bag. It is also easy to recharge with up to two weeks of use on a single charge and it does not require batteries.

After reading the instructions and utilizing the helpful tutorial guidebook I was ready to explore all of the features of the TI-Nspire™ CX for myself including the ability to see different parts of an equation or formula in color and how it corresponds side-by-side to color graphics, charts or tables. The high resolution graphics really blew me away because I could see every variable and line. This innovative color graphics calculator is a must have back-to-school product for all high school and college students.

Are you ready to take the Texas Instruments TI-Nspire™ CX for a virtual “spin”? Check it out!

You can purchase the TI-Nspire™ CX handheld graphing calculator and student software online at the Texas Instruments website for only $165.00.

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*I did not receive any financial compensation for this review, though I did review a sample of the product for evaluation purposes. The opinions are based only on my experiences with the product.*


Maureen is a SAHM who left the Corporate healthcare field to home educate her 6, 7 and 8 year old children. She is a voracious reader for both herself & her kids and also enjoys a natural and organic lifestyle. She lives in Orlando, Fl with her husband Mark, three children and 5 year old boxer, Jack.

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