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Ti-84 Plus Graphing Calculator For Dummies, 2nd Edition by C. C. Edwards, Jeff McCalla

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Chapter 23

Managing Memory

In This Chapter

arrow Checking available memory

arrow Deleting and archiving to preserve memory

arrow Resetting the calculator

arrow Grouping and ungrouping programs

arrow 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 ...

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