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Approved Calculators in 2012 (with links to Amazon)

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#1 Tim_Nelson


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Posted 11 January 2012 - 02:05 PM

I created a webpage for NCEES Approved Calculators in 2012, based on the NCEES website. If you click the image of a calculator, it links to Amazon, so you can easily compare prices between different calculators.

I brought two TI-36X Solar calculators to my PE exam. What calculator does everyone else use or recommend?

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Posted 17 March 2012 - 11:38 PM

Thanks for the link. I'm running a Casio fx-115 ES for my primary and a TI-30X IIS as my backup. I used the TI for my EIT (i.e. "FE") exam a few years ago but after reccomendations from others on this site I found the Casio and love it. Very intuitive for me.


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Posted 18 March 2012 - 02:21 AM

I use the HP 35S, and my backup is the casio fx-115.

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 07:17 PM

Buy through the Amazon link here and help support eb.com!

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Posted 25 June 2013 - 09:24 PM

TI-36X Pro woot woot!!

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 01:42 AM

Here is the link for a new book http://www.amazon.co...quations for hp

if you are using HP 35s or HP 33s calculator and are looking for useful equations that can be programmed.

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Posted 18 January 2014 - 11:28 PM

Whats the best calculator? Im currently using a TI 30XIIS, but I feel like its too basic. Any better calculators out there?

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Posted 18 January 2014 - 11:49 PM

Whats the best calculator? Im currently using a TI 30XIIS, but I feel like its too basic. Any better calculators out there?

I used the Casio fx-115ES PLUS on the FE exam. It did everything I needed it to. I"ll also use this calculator when I take the PE.

#9 Mark Leyner

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Posted 20 January 2014 - 10:08 PM

The Casio FX-115ES PLUS has some nice features and capabilities that the TI 30XIIS does not. I used the TI during the FE exam and the Casio during both the PE and both SE exams.


The best calculator is the one you know how to use efficiently so that during the exam, you're quickly and accurately calculating required values.

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