Tutor.com Exponential and Logarithmic Functions Session

Apr. 17, 2012

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Session Transcript - Math - Algebra II, 4/11/2012 11:55PM - Tutor.comSession Date: 4/11/2012 11:55PM
Length: 11.7 minute(s)
Subject: Math - Algebra II


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Guest (Customer)
[00:00:00] how can i input the problem in my cslcultor

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:00:09] Welcome to Tutor.com ! How can I help you today?

Guest (Customer)
[00:00:54] i am trying to input some information in my calcultor. compounding interest

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:01:09] Ok
[00:01:17] first: what type of caluculator?

Guest (Customer)
[00:01:29] ti 84 plus

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:01:40] second: can you write what you are trying to do on the screen?

Guest (Customer)
[00:03:30] 12000 is invested at an annual rate of 9% need balance after 5 years . quartely, monthly continuously calculation

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:04:24] Is this the equation you are using?

Guest (Customer)
[00:04:26] i know how it works just not sure how to enter it in the calculator
[00:04:28] yes

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:04:59] Can you write what you have filled in on the whiteboard... then I will lead you thru the calculator part
[00:06:46] Ok

Guest (Customer)
[00:07:14] just need to know how to enter it in the calculator

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:07:19] When you type this in you can do it all at once just like you have it written with one exception: instead of 4(5) do (4*5)
[00:07:25] so type:

Guest (Customer)
[00:07:38] ok let me try it
[00:08:17] did not work

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:08:27] 12000(1+.09/4)^(4*5)
[00:08:36] is this what yours looked like?

Guest (Customer)
[00:08:47] let me try it again

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:08:50] ok
[00:09:37] Here is what my screen looks like

Guest (Customer)
[00:09:51] got it now thank you

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:10:03] Will you be okay with quarterly?
[00:10:10] I mean monthly

Guest (Customer)
[00:10:22] yes thanks a lot

Jonelle H (Tutor)
[00:10:34] Do you have any questions about anything we went over today?

Guest (Customer)
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Jonelle H (Tutor)
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