"Did You Know..." Archive

Did you know…

…that 68k calculators can not only program in TI-Basic, but can program in Assembly and C as well? (edit)

…that the calculator can do math with integers up to 22040? (edit)

…that you can use part() to write your own symbolic operations? (edit)

…that you can put images in toolbars on the widescreen calculators? (edit)

…that you can take the nth root of x by entering x^(1/n)? (edit)

…that @1, @2, etc. stand in for arbitrary constants in an expression? (edit)

…that the and, or, xor, and not commands can be used as bitwise operators on integers? (edit)

…that displaying sprites to column coordinates divisible by 8 is faster than to other coordinates? (edit)

…that setMode() and similar commands have an alternate "programmer's syntax"? (edit)

…that strings are the fastest data type to access, given enough elements? (edit)

…that the ok system variable checks if a dialog was cancelled? (edit)

…that the 26 one-letter variables a-z are much smaller to access? (edit)

…that the © character can be used to enter comments in programs? (edit)

…that ending a variable name with an underscore _ will make solve() and cSolve() assume it's complex? (edit)

…that you can treat strings as always-undefined variables in symbolic math? (edit)

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