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  • Good news! the TI BA II Plus Calculator is NON-PROGRAMMABLE!!

    I finally found an actual note on calculators from a professor (Dr. Steve Cole) for an accounting class, and he says...

    "CALCULATOR

    A financial calculator is required for in-class use and for exams. Your calculator should be able to solve for internal rates of return using uneven cash flows. TI-BAII Plus, HP-17B, HP-19B, and the HP 10-BII are suitable calculators. I will be using a TI- BAII Plus in class. Programmable calculators may not be used for any in-class exams."

    So, he actually has students use the BA II, and tells them not to use programmable calcs.

    Here's the real link, just in case you don't believe I just cleared up the long-term debate; "BA II Programmable or not?"

    http://www.cob.unt.edu/firel/cole/FI...0-Syllabus.htm

    So now I can be excited about using my BA II Plus calculator for Principles of Finance, without the background haunting feeling of "what if this is what they call a programmable calculator?"
    Last edited by starlingsgone; 08-31-2012, 04:03 PM.
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  • #2
    now what would be interesting is if your allowed to use the TI ba II plus app for the iphone!
    App Store - BA II Plus(tm) Financial Calculator

    I guess my casio fx-cg10 is out of the question for a class like that. But I have two way old school ti's, the ba II from early 80's and my II plus from 91' to rely on.

    And yes I am a calculator freak, if you couldn't tell from having calcs more than 20 years old, I have at least a dozen around here.

    good luck in the class!
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    • #3
      I think It'd be pretty hard to get by with the App...what if your best friend calls and disturbs all others in the testing room! :/ Most testing centers won't allow any electronic devices, except for SILENT calculators.
      Ruth 1:16 ..."where you go, I will go; and where you lodge, I will lodge: your people will be my people, and your God my God:"

      Passed:
      Analyzing and Interpreting Literature CLEP 67
      College Composition CLEP 60
      History of the United States I CLEP 55
      History of the United States II CLEP 53
      Western Civilization I CLEP 68
      Western Civilization II CLEP 54
      Principles of Macroeconomics CLEP 56
      Introduction to Statistics ALEKS 72
      Principles of Microeconomics CLEP 52
      College Mathematics CLEP 63
      Natural Sciences CLEP 53
      Precalculus ALEKS 70
      Principles of Management CLEP 52
      Principles of Supervision DSST 428
      Human Resource Management DSST 52
      Principles of Marketing CLEP 63
      French Language CLEP score 68
      Introduction to Computing DSST score 414
      Management Information Systems DSST 409
      Principles of Financial Accounting DSST 47
      Introductory Sociology CLEP 55
      Failed:
      Financial Accounting CLEP score: 25

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