## What calculators are allowed on Regents?

The TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator is permitted on the New York State Regents exams in Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2. This calculator is also permitted on national college entrance exams such as the SAT, the PSAT/NMSQT, the ACT, the AP exams in statistics and calculus, and the IB assessments in mathematics.

**Is the TI 84 Plus Ce allowed on the Regents?**

This new generation TI 84 Plus CE is 30% lighter and thinner than earlier models, has a vibrant backlit screen, preloaded apps and images, and a rechargeable battery. It’s also approved for PSAT, SAT, ACT college entrance exams and, most importantly for us, the NY State Regents Exams.

**Is the TI Nspire CX II allowed on the Regents?**

Also note that the TI-Nspire CX II CAS version is also approved since this model can disable CAS functionality during the exams. A: Yes, this is bundled with fully licensed student software. A: Hello, Yes this model is allowed on the NYS Regents exam.

### Can you use a calculator on the NYS math test?

Students in Grade 6 are NOT permitted to use a calculator with Session 1. For Session 2, students should have exclusive use of a four-function calculator with a square root key or a *scientific calculator. Graphing calculators are NOT permitted.

**Can you use a calculator on the Algebra Regents?**

11) Can a student use multiple calculators on a Math Regents Exam? – No. Each student is allowed only one calculator. If a student sketches a graph when a grid is not provided, the above criteria for sketches and graphs still apply.

**Can you use nspire on ACT?**

In other words, all versions of TI-84 Plus and TI-Nspire™ CX (excluding CAS) graphing calculators are allowed on the ACT® exam. However, these calculators have the capability to add a program or app that gives the calculator CAS capabilities.

#### Can you factor with a TI Nspire CX?

Choose [MENU]→Algebra→Factor to open the Factor command. Take a look at the first two lines of the first screen. TI-Nspire CAS attempts to factor any expression as much as possible with linear, rational, and real factors.

**Can 6th graders use calculator?**

Yes. Students may use hand-held calculators on computer-based Mathematics assessments on sections where a calculator is allowable (grades 6 through high school) if they prefer. All hand-held calculators must meet the requirements as defined in the Calculator Policy.

**Can 6th graders use calculators?**

At least a few states—including Arizona, California, and Nevada—prohibit most students from using calculators at all, even on high school exams. But that approach appears to be the exception. Meanwhile, some states, such as New York and Ohio, prohibit calculators only for elementary students.

## What is a good score on Regents?

Only the highest score on each Regents exam will be counted. What is a “good” grade on the Regents Exams? While a score of 65 is required to pass a Regents Exam, only a score of 85 or above indicates “mastery” of the subject. As a result, some CUNY and SUNY colleges and programs require scores of 85 or above.

**Do they curve the regents?**

Algebra 1 Regents exams are curved as an attempt to standardize test results for each year’s respective group of tests.

**What calculators are not allowed on the ACT?**

ACT Calculators You Can’t Use

- Texas Instruments: All calculator model numbers beginning with TI-89 or TI-92. TI-Nspire CAS (NOTE: The TI-Nspire IS permitted as long as it is NOT marked as CAS, so double-check carefully to be sure)
- Hewlett-Packard: HP Prime. HP 48GII.
- Casio: ClassPad 400. ClassPad 300 or ClassPad 330.

### What information about calculators is allowed in the testing room?

NO instruction or formula cards, or other information regarding the operation of calculators such as operating manuals are permitted. The memory of any calculator with programming capability must be cleared, reset, or disabled when students enter the testing room.

**Can you use a graphing calculator on a test?**

Graphing calculators are NOT permitted. Note : For students testing on computers in Grades 6–8, a calculator is provided as part of the computer testing delivery system, but schools should continue to supply students with exclusive use of the type of hand-held calculator mentioned above.

**Can students in grade 6 use a calculator?**

Students in Grade 6 are NOT permitted to use a calculator with Session 1. For Session 2, students should have exclusive use of a four-function calculator with a square root key or a *scientific calculator. Graphing calculators are NOT permitted.

#### Should schools provide calculators for students testing on computers?

Note: For students testing on computers in Grades 6–8, a calculator is provided as part of the computer testing delivery system, but schools should continue to supply students with exclusive use of the type of hand-held calculator mentioned above.