Excerpt: If you just want a calculator to add, subtract, multiply and divide, then whilst this would be fine for the job, you'd only ever be using half the buttons. If you're a maths student at high school, or even university, the casio does pretty much everything you want and could possibly need to do.
Pros: All the mathematical functions and features you could ever want .
Cons: No secant, cosecant or cotangent . Not crucial anyway .
Summary: I bought this for my daughter who is self studying for her GCSE's as a homeschool student. I shopped around and, using TESCO clubcard points this ended up being a real bargain. It was exactly what we needed and worked great (until she lost it at "school" i.e home- I am not joking!
Excerpt: As a Maths tutor in my spare time I have to use a calculator on a regular basis. This is the calculator that I swear by and the one that I recommend to all my students and I will explain the reasons for this below.
Excerpt: Introduction Casio have had the school scientific calculator market pretty much sewn up for as long as I can remember. Back when I was doing my GCSEs - shortly after we'd stopped carving notches on mammoth tusks - I had one of the original fx-82 models, and variants of that trusty machine served me...
Pros: Very competitively priced, Casio dependability, excellent display, lots of features