While midterms may be over for most students, final exams for the quarter or semester are coming up. Inevitably, you’ll be sitting in your room or the library trying to study. Here are 5 tools and website that’ll help you make the grade and ace your next test.
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Recently there have been several rumors about a new calculator from Texas Instruments launching next Spring. Interestingly, however, it’s not a TI NSpire– it’s a new model of TI-84 Plus: the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition.
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It’s nearing the end of the quarter for most college students and high schoolers are coming up on holiday break. That means almost every student, both in high school and college, is stressing over a massive midterm or final exam. Here are a few calculus studying tips that I didn’t necessarily follow myself in high school.
Over the years, Amazon has improved their Kindle lineup significantly. Most recently, they’ve added a new Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Paperwhite device– two new gadgets that are sure to make owners of previous Kindles drool.
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The TI NSpire was a revolutionary calculator. Just recently TI took it to the next level with a new version of the TI NSpire operating system, an [amazon_link id=”B003EK7O1G” target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]upgraded calculator[/amazon_link], and a new Touchpad for the TI NSpire. The new and improved Touchpad includes all of the buttons on the old TI NSpire “Clickpad” in addition to a new mouse-like pad that makes scrolling much easier.
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