Calculators

In some instances, access to a calculator may be considered an accommodation. SchoolCity SUITE provides three levels of calculators: Advanced, Basic or Scientific. Which one(s) are available to the student will depends on the grade level and content of the assessment items and the policy of the Test Creator or Test Administrator. Only one may be open at a time. Tutorials on using each of the calculators are at http://learn.desmos.com/ .

Advanced

The Advanced calculator includes the ability to perform graphing. Use the “functions” button to access trigonometric and other functions.

Basic

The Basic calculator is called a “four-function” calculator, but does have a square root key and the ability to group expressions with parentheses. There are also undo and redo buttons (the left and right curved arrows, respectively).

Scientific

The Scientific calculator can evaluate more complicated expressions and includes trigonometric functions