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Casio FX83ES

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Value for money 8
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User Review

NotMyToot..., Ciao
22 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Casio are the indisputable king of student calculators. Their interface is both simple and powerful. I have been using this model from my Key Stage 3 days up to my current A2 Mathematics days and will continue to use this well into my university years. First off, the design. Its is incredibly thin and sleek even with the cover slid on the back of it. It easily fits into any pencil case or bag and is very lightweight to carry around with you all day.
  • Pros: So powerful, easy to use, sleek design
  • Cons: You may be paying for features that you may never use
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Made Maths....Fun!

taz123456, Ciao
22 April 2013
  • Excerpt: "...extremely useful, for example the Casio display is perfectly sized so that it can display full fractions, making it incredibly easy to type in equations or algebra type fractions. I personally use to find it really frustrating before using this calculator and having to input each bracket to make equations etc; it was quite time consuming and can be a hindrance during exam conditions. I know there are those out there that prefer to view fractions ...
  • Pros: Easy to use, Price, displays fractions, many features, design, Memory store .
  • Cons: None
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Value for money 8
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Ease of use 8
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Durability 8
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Very little that it cannot do!

NotMyToot..., Ciao
14 January 2013
  • Excerpt: "Casio are the indisputable king of student calculators. Their interface is both simple and powerful. I have been using this model from my Key Stage 3 days up to my current A2 Mathematics days and will continue to use this well into my university years. First off, the design. Its is incredibly thin and sleek even with the cover slid on the back of it. It easily fits into any pencil case or bag and is very lightweight to carry around with you all ...
  • Pros: So powerful, easy to use, sleek design
  • Cons: You may be paying for features that you may never use
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Value for money 10
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Ease of use 8
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Durability 10
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Does everything you need

screedsea..., Ciao
26 January 2012
  • Excerpt: "...fractions. This 'natural display' as Casio call it, has made inputting equations and reading off answers much simpler and reduced errors as you don't need loads of brackets to separate divisions. As for the rest of the calculator it has everything needed for someone to complete their further mathematics A level and actually the first few years of an engineering degree (I am only upgrading now as I am somewhat lazy and have found a calculator that ...
  • Pros: great features, easy to use and is cheap
  • Cons: newer models available
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The calculator is perfect for students studying G.C.S.Es or below

P_J123, Ciao
4 January 2012
  • Excerpt: "==Price== No matter how much this calculator costs it is worth it, this is because these calculator are used nationally(KS2, KS3, G.C.S.E's) in the United Kingdom and therefore if any issues do arise then a G.C.S.E student could ask his/her friends or the teacher. A brilliant thing about these calculator is that they extremely cheap you can grab one of Amazon for a £10. From ebay you are able to purchase the never version (Casio FX83 Gt Plus) for ...
  • Pros: cheap, easy to use, nationally used for G . C . S . Es, Battery life, the display
  • Cons: None
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Value for money 10
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Features 8
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Ease of use 10
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Durability 8
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Cool Casio Calculator

milly234, Ciao
4 May 2011
  • Excerpt: "...an integral part of the Casio range and compared to the rest of the range, I think this model sits in the middle both in terms of price and in terms of functionality. This model is not unlike others which Casio offer and it looks similar to many of them. It is a really slim line calculator and it comes with a slide off lid. I have lost a few of the lids over the years as you aren’t often allowed to take this part into school exams and once these ...
  • Pros: easy to use, price
  • Cons: i keep losing mine !
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Value for money 10
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Durability 10
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Casio FX 83 ES

fraserofs..., Ciao
12 January 2011
  • Excerpt: "I brought my Casio fx-83 ES in my first year of university. It was the recommended calculator at the time by my university (Kingston upon Thames) and is now one of only two allowed in examinations. You can't really get more reliable than a Casio, not in my experience anyway. That being said I buy a brand new one at the start of each academic year. That is the other main advantage of a FX-83 ES: very cheap. I buy it from the local ASDA at around £6, ...
  • Pros: Very cheap, reliable, recommended by universities (most)
  • Cons: Slow, not solar powered, no memory
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Value for money 10
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Ease of use 6
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Durability 10
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Great For Wwhen You Are At School :)

mikelogan..., Ciao
27 November 2010
  • Excerpt: "This calculator is one that my school sells in the maths department. this is the best calculator i have ever used and it is a scientific one aswell. this calculator is very thin and will easily slip into your school bag or in an office draw if need be. on this calculator there is 50 buttons which all help you with any sum. on this calculator it has the most usefull buttons for when your kid is in secondry school like pi,square,m-,m+. this calculator ...
  • Pros: All of the buttons you need to get an A *
  • Cons: The only disadvantage is the size of the top/middle button .  (to big)
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Value for money 10
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Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
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Durability 10
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The reliable Casio FX 83 ES calculator is the best in its field!

scottanth..., Ciao
3 June 2010
  • Excerpt: "This excellent calculator let me pass my IGCSE examinations in Higher Mathematics with ease. It is well built, great value for money and works perfectly and reliably. The key layout is intuitive and everything that you need regularly is easily accessible, whilst buttons with a less important function are accessed using the handy 'shift' key which changes most of the buttons action. I am not amazed by the battery life, which seems to be around 1 year, ...
  • Pros: Fast, easy to use, intuitive, well made, cheap
  • Cons: battery life
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Brilliant for AS and A Level math, but would be better with solar

joemcilve..., Ciao
23 January 2010
  • Excerpt: "This calculator is in my opinion the best to but for AS and A-level maths. It is incredibly simple to use and does everything it is needed to do. It simplifies in which ever way you like, either to decimals or fractions, or surds, which is incredibly helpful. It can do logs to your choice of base, factorials and many other things which AS and A level require. Unfortunately it is not solar powered, but i have used my calculator for a while now and ...
  • Pros: Simple to use, wide range of features, cheap, simplifies in a variety of ways
  • Cons: Not solar powered
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