You will need a calculator for Chemistry. Some calculations have multiple steps and require the
use of parentheses, exponents, and logarithms. A calculator with a 2-line display such as the
TI-30 XII (about $13) will enable you to see what you have keyed in. This calculator also allows
you to correct an entry rather than renter a string of factors. Similar calculators are also
You are certainly welcome to use a graphing calculator - the one described above is the
minimum functionality you will need.
Please be aware that you are not allowed to use your phone as a calculator in class.