In This Chapter
Checking available memory
Deleting and archiving to preserve memory
Resetting the calculator
Grouping and ungrouping programs
Garbage collecting to create more usable memory
First, a quick comparison: The TI-84 Plus Silver Edition has 1.5 MB of available memory. The new TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition has a whopping 3.5 MB of available memory. Why the large discrepancy? The TI-84 Plus C needs more memory so that it can store up to ten images in its archive memory. Of course, both calculators have about the same amount of random access memory (RAM).
If you don’t know the difference between RAM and archive memory, you need to keep reading. If you frequently use your calculator, you are likely to run into memory issues at one point or another. This chapter helps you successfully navigate any memory issue you may come across.
Checking Available Memory
Before I explain memory in a little more detail, I need to show you how to access the available ...