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This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognise mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the Calculator Book, Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics. In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and the book Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator (ISBN 0201175479).<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-everywhere/content-section-0" /> First published on Fri, 22 Jul 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-everywhere/content-section-0">Maths everywhere</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
<p>This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognize mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the <i>Calculator Book</i>, <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i>. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics.</p><p>
<b>In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and the book <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i> by Barrie Galpin and Alan Graham (eds), Addison Wesley, 1997 (ISBN 0201175479)</b>.</p><p/><p>This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Open mathematics (MU120) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mathematics-and-statistics/index.htm">this subject area</a></span>.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-heavybox1 oucontent-s-box oucontent-s-noheading "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>The Open University is conducting a survey investigating how people use the free educational content. The aim is to provide a better free learning experience for everyone. If you have 10 minutes to spare, we’d be delighted if you could take part and <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/M2BFMJJ"><b>tell us what you think</b></a>.</p></div></div></div>
<p>This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognize mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the <i>Calculator Book</i>, <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i>. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics.</p><p>
<b>In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and the book <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i> by Barrie Galpin and Alan Graham (eds), Addison Wesley, 1997 (ISBN 0201175479)</b>.</p><p/><p>This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Open mathematics (MU120) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mathematics-and-statistics/index.htm">this subject area</a></span>.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-heavybox1 oucontent-s-box oucontent-s-noheading "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>The Open University is conducting a survey investigating how people use the free educational content on our OpenLearn website. The aim is to provide a better free learning experience for everyone. So if you’re a regular user of OpenLearn and have 10 minutes to spare, we’d be delighted if you could take part and <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9G5JS2Y"><b>tell us what you think</b></a>. Please note this will take you out of OpenLearn, we suggest you open this in a new tab by right clicking on the link and choosing open in a new tab.</p></div></div></div>
<p>This course explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognize mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the <i>Calculator Book</i>, <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i>. The course ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics.</p><p>
<b>In order to complete this course you will need to have obtained a Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and the book <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i> by Barrie Galpin and Alan Graham (eds), Addison Wesley, 1997 (ISBN 0201175479)</b>.</p><p/><p>This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www.open.ac.uk/courses/find/mathematics?LKCAMPAIGN=ebook_&MEDIA=ou">Mathematics</a></span>.</p>
This free course, Maths everywhere, explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognise mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the Calculator Book, Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator. The course ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics. In order to complete this free course you will need to have obtained a Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and the book Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator (ISBN 0201175479).<link rel="canonical" href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-everywhere/content-section-0" /> First published on Fri, 22 Jul 2011 as <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/mathematics-and-statistics/mathematics-education/maths-everywhere/content-section-0">Maths everywhere</a>. To find out more visit The Open University's <a href="http://www.open.edu/openlearn/ole-home-page">Openlearn</a> website. Creative-Commons 2011
<p>This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognize mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the <i>Calculator Book</i>, <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i>. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics.</p><p>
<b>In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and the book <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i> by Barrie Galpin and Alan Graham (eds), Addison Wesley, 1997 (ISBN 0201175479)</b>.</p><p/><p>This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Open mathematics (MU120) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mathematics-and-statistics/index.htm">this subject area</a></span>.</p><div class="oucontent-box oucontent-s-heavybox1 oucontent-s-box oucontent-s-noheading "><div class="oucontent-outer-box"><div class="oucontent-inner-box"><p>The Open University is conducting a survey investigating how people use the free educational content on our OpenLearn website. The aim is to provide a better free learning experience for everyone. So if you’re a regular user of OpenLearn and have 10 minutes to spare, we’d be delighted if you could take part and <a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/9G5JS2Y"><b>tell us what you think</b></a>.</p></div></div></div>
<p>This unit explores reasons for studying mathematics, practical applications of mathematical ideas and aims to help you to recognize mathematics when you come across it. It introduces the you to the graphics calculator, and takes you through a series of exercises from the <i>Calculator Book</i>, <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i>. The unit ends by asking you to reflect on the process of studying mathematics.</p><p>
<b>In order to complete this unit you will need to have obtained a Texas Instruments TI-83 calculator and the book <i>Tapping into Mathematics With the TI-83 Graphics Calculator</i> by Barrie Galpin and Alan Graham (eds), Addison Wesley, 1997 (ISBN 0201175479)</b>.</p><p/><p>This unit is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Open mathematics (MU120) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in <span class="oucontent-linkwithtip"><a class="oucontent-hyperlink" href="http://www3.open.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/mathematics-and-statistics/index.htm">this subject area</a></span>.</p>