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"How To" Information for Derive, Maple, and the TI-Nspire Calculator

These videos are intended primarily for students enrolled in MT 167, the Mathematics of Change and Chance. They demonstrate various tasks needed in that course.

Controls for each video are directly below the screenshot. Depending on the resolution of your computer monitor, you may need to scroll down to access the controls.

Times (in minutes and seconds) are shown for each video.  For more information about these or other topics, see your instructor.

• Getting Started (Documents)
• General tasks
• Expressions involving exponents  Derive (1:08) Maple (1:19) TI-Nspire (0:35)
• Expressions involving fractions
•  Derive (0:49) Maple (1:27) TI-Nspire (1:10)
• Square roots and nth roots
•  Derive (3:10) Maple (3:10) TI-Nspire (1:47)
• Decimal approximations
•  Derive (0:31) Maple (0:14) TI-Nspire (0:19)
• Simplifying expressions
•  Derive (1:40) Maple (1:16) TI-Nspire (1:35)
• Solving equations and inequalities
•  Derive (6:16) Maple (5:50) TI-Nspire (4:36)
• Solving systems of equations
•  Derive (1:00) Maple (0:25) TI-Nspire (1:32)
• π (the constant)
•  Derive (1:04) Maple (0:57) TI-Nspire (0:23)
• e (the constant)
•  Derive (1:12) Maple (1:44) TI-Nspire (1:03)
• Absolute value function
•  Derive (0:36) Maple (0:47) TI-Nspire (0:32)
• Natural logarithm function
•  Derive (0:49) Maple (0:19) TI-Nspire (0:33)
• Defining and evaluating functions
•  Derive (0:55) Maple (1:21) TI-Nspire (1:13)
• Substituting values for a variable in an expression
•  Derive (1:28) Maple (1:09) TI-Nspire (2:41)
• Editting earlier entries
•  Derive (0:23) Maple (0:50) TI-Nspire (0:31)
• Graphing
• Graphing a function
•  Derive (2:57) Maple (2:41) TI-Nspire (2:32)
• Zooming in or out on a graph
•  Derive (1:51) Maple (none) TI-Nspire (1:49)
• Probability and Combinatorics
• Permutations and Combinations
•  Derive (1:18) Maple (1:44) TI-Nspire (1:09)
• Factorial (!)
•  Derive (0:30) Maple (0:25) TI-Nspire (0:27)
• Calculus
• Limits
•  Derive (4:06) Maple (3:01) TI-Nspire (3:43)
• Derivatives
•  Derive (2:01) Maple (2:21) TI-Nspire (2:20)
• Indefinite integrals
•  Derive (3:12) Maple (3:40) TI-Nspire (3:00)
• Definite and improper integrals
•  Derive (2:08) Maple (2:14) TI-Nspire (2:19)
• Sums  Derive (2:27) Maple (2:46) TI-Nspire (2:27)

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