Casio fx-CG10 PRIZM Color Graphing Calculator

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Casio FX-CG10 Graphing Calculator with Full-Color LCD Display

Casio FX-CG10 PRIZM calculator is revolutionary among graphing calculators with features that enhance users’ understanding of mathematics.

  • Easy to use, Icon-Based Menu System
  • Dynamic Graphing
  • Dual Graph & Table Display
  • Natural Input and output of Inequalitiy graphs
  • Natural Display allows entry and output of mathematics just like in a textbook
  • Built-in spreadsheet application
  • In-Depth Conics application
  • Pre-loaded Geometry application
  • USB connectivity
  • 1.5MB of flash memory / 62KB RAM
  • 140 hours of battery life (AAA x 4)
  • Pre-loaded Geometry Application
  • Downloadable Quick Reference Guide

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Casio FX-CG10 PRIZM Graphing Calculator

Move beyond black and white to see math in full color! The FX-CG10 PRIZM is a revolutionary graphing calculator with patent-pending features that will enhance understanding of even the most complex mathematics. Casio FX-CG10 graphing calculator allows for a new way to learn math by enabling students to experiment with concepts utilizing real-life images. This leads to the creation of their own mathematical understanding relationships by creating graphs on their own.

Exam Allowance

The CASIO FX-CG10 graphing calculator is permitted for use on the PSAT/NMSQT, SAT and ACT college entrance exams and AP tests.

Hardware Features

Casio’s user-oriented hardware design comes loaded with all the powerful classroom functionality you need in an intuitive, easy-to-use interface that is quick and simple for students to master.

High Resolution LCD

Casio FX-CG10 graphing calculator features a sharp, crisp high-resolution LCD display with over 65,000 colors assuring larger and even sharper images of graphs, formulas and graphics.

High-Speed CPU

The FX-CG10 PRIZM accelerated processing speed is approximately three to five times faster than conventional models. Lengthy calculations and complex graphics are produced with immediate ease. This greatly increases the efficiency of both its operation and student learning.

USB Connectivity

The FX-CG10 PRIZM comes with a USB cable, unit-to-unit cable and Program-Link Software for high-speed data communication between a PC and the unit, or unit-to-unit data communication so program exchange can be performed immediately when you turn the unit on.

Software Features

Casio’s intuitive software design facilitates a student’s grasp of mathematical concepts by encouraging student engagement with mathematics rather than memorization of keys to effectively promote student success.

Technical Specifications

Display and Memory

  • Natural display: Natural V.P.A.M.
  • Colour: over 65,000 colors
  • Lines x positions: 8 x 21
  • Display size (in pixels): 216 x 384
  • Backlighting
  • Available RAM/Flash ROM memory: 61 kB/16 MB
  • Value/constant memory: 28
  • Recall of last input

Basic mathematics

  • Scientific notation: 10+2
  • Sin, cos, tan, and inverse
  • Hyperbolic functions and inverse
  • Degree, radian and gradian conversion
  • Sexagesimal < > decimal conversion
  • Polar < > perpendicular conversion
  • Unit conversions
  • Calculations to the power of n
  • Exponential and logarithmic functions
  • Value tables
  • Linear equation systems: up to 6
  • Higher-order polynomial equations: until 6 degrees
  • Logical operators (AND/OR/etc.)
  • Complex number calculation
  • Interactive equation solver
  • Matrices
  • REF/RREF function
  • Repeat/response memory
  • Recursive sequences
  • GCD and LCM function
  • Remainder calculation

Graphic Representation and Statistics

  • Number of rectangular functions: 20
  • Number of parametric functions: 20
  • Number of polar functions: 20
  • X=f(y) graph
  • Inequalities
  • Zoom, trace function
  • Conics mode
  • Dynamic geometry software: preinstalled / Add-In
  • Mean value, standard deviation
  • Linear regression
  • Median, quartiles
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Combinatorics and permutation
  • Regression models: 12
  • Histograms, dispersion
  • Box and whisker plots
  • Pie chart/bar chart
  • Number of lists: 26x6
  • Max. list length: 999
  • Assessment statistics
  • Random number generator
  • Random integers
  • Chi-square, ANOVA, F-test
  • Z and T interval tests
  • Probability simulations
  • Probability distributions

Differential and integral calculus

  • Numerical integral calculus
  • Numerical differential calculus
  • Dynamic integral area
  • Roots, points of intersection and free choice as integral calculation boundaries
  • Maximum, minimum

Programming

  • Formula memory
  • Programming/user-defined
  • String function

Financial mathematics

  • N, %, i, PV, PMT, FV
  • Amortisation
  • Conversion of percentage <> effective interest rate
  • Interest and compound interest calculation
  • Annuity maturity date
  • Day/date calculations
  • Loans
  • Depreciation
  • Investment evaluation
  • Cost/profit margin calculation

Other

  • Additional calculator applications/add-ins
  • Operating system updates available
  • Password protection
  • Spreadsheet calculations
  • Physium application: Add-In
  • Image plot application: preinstalled / Add-In
  • eActivity
  • Hard protective case
  • Computer-to-calculator cable: included
  • Automatic shut-off
  • PC connectivity available: included
  • Identical emulator software: optional
  • C-Lab connection possible / ECON
  • Main battery: 4 x AAA
  • Size (H x W x D mm): 20,6 x 89,5 x 188,5
  • Weight: 230 g


User Reviews

User: Jony Calc M.
User Rating: ★★★★★
I'm working my way through college mathematics (currently in Statistics and Calculus), and this calculator has never let me down. It is so easy to use, that it usually takes me less than a minute to figure out (or research) how to perform an operation while the rest of the class struggles with their ancient TI calculators. Highly recommended!

 

User: Burnaby1
User Rating: ★★★★★
Casio FX-CG10 Graphing Calculator. This is a cheap but fully functional calculator. the graphic display is excellent. With this price and you get a colour screen, what a deal! This calculator is easier to use than the TI. When compare with the older TI model, this one is sure a winner.

 

User: Donnie White
User Rating: ★★★★★
I love this calculator. I have not had this very long but there are two things I really like. One is that I can enter fractions and radical symbols exactly like I do on paper which is much easier for me to read and keep track of. The other thing that I like is that when graphing multiple functions, they are drawn in different colors so I can compare them to each other... very nice.

 

User: Mark Jonathan
User Rating: ★★★★★
I love this calculator infinitely more than any TI I've come across. The interface is very intuitive though overwhelming at first. The simplification on trigonometric and algebraic functions is bar none. The bright backlight is great for a midnight crammer, and it's extremely versatile and open functionality is amazing. I haven't fully dug through this thing yet, but I have a feeling this one will still be with me when I'm writing out my dissertation.

 

User: gg
User Rating: ★★★★★
LOVE this graphing calculator. I purchased this calculator for my precalculus class in college. The Ti graphing calculators were suggested but i didnt like the idea of paying $100+ for a bulky outdated calculator when there was this new updated casio one on the market. the price is better and the quality of the work this caculator produces is way more up to date. why is Ti still with black and grey? this casio calc has all the functions of a Ti but just more advanced. ive never used or had to use a graphing calc before so i had no idea how to use it at first but after following youtube videos i was able to figure it out. i took the chance of having the only NON Ti in the class because i feel like Ti should have upgraded years ago, and i love it. take a chance on it. you wont be dissapointed. im glad i never went the Ti route.

 

User: Renzo Adriano
User Rating: ★★★★★
The product was perfect. Very useful calculator, I strongly recommend it. You can download calculator's manual for free on internet (as well some functions)

 

User: Math_teacher_35_years
User Rating: ★★★★★
Amazing display. I have long been a fan of the easy to use interface that the menu driven format Casio uses. I have also always been impressed with the product and training support Casio provides. This calculator's display as AMAZING. Sharp, clear.
As for those folks who say you MUST have another brand to go to college/do real math/whatever. WRONG! I have used/taught with Casios for years and my students do quite well. My own children used Casios all the way through college. The last person who told me that picked up my 15 year old Casio and was amazed at what it could do. Another teacher stuck on other brands declared the Casio "illegal" because the Casio did "too much." Technology moves on. Move with it. This is it.

 

User: Dr.Nutrun
User Rating: ★★★★★
Best calculator I've owned, extremely user-friendly. It may look confusing at first but it gets really easy to use once you get the hang of it. Two of my favorite features is that it factors and can solve imaginary numbers (a+bi).

UPDATE: After using this in school and playing around with it I've noticed this thing is an absolute monster. It does conversions (like time, mass, energy, etc.) and also easily input programs either yourself or via computer, regardless this is an absolute life saver and highly recommend over any TI product on the market. It is very, very easy to use, it just requires a bit of exploration throughout its features.

 

User: Roberto astudillo
User Rating: ★★★★★
Is a great product, the screen is good and nice. You can download add ins for CAS, games and other utilities. Is really nice and kind of easy to understand if you read the manual.

 

User: ManoaHI
User Rating: ★★★★★
This is for my daughter who requires (AP Physics teacher required) a graphing calculator. It works, but it requires 4 AAA batteries. Personally, I prefer RPN calculators. I have an app for that but phones not allowed in class and tests.

 

User: Jaime
User Rating: ★★★★
Let me begin my review on the Casio calculator was talking about the simplicity it brings. The simplicity of being able to write on a calculator as simple this is great. It is a stable graphing calculator that sits on a table and buttons are's real simple to manipulate. I am currently using it in my statistics class and have found that it is a wonderful tool. The grafting comes in many colors and the input method is near to perfect. There is so much that can be done on his calculator it it is exciting. I would definitely get this calculator of four star rating primarily because of five-star rating is perfect. A perfect five star rating is near impossible so a four star rating is exceptional.

 

User: Bill
User Rating: ★★★★★
Very nice graphing calculator. Color screen is great. Font size is easy on the eyes. Much faster than TI 83 and 84 calculators. Lots of functions available on same page makes is very easy to use.

 

User: CHARLES B.
User Rating: ★★★
Casio FX-CG10 PRIZM Graphing Calculator. I've owned and been happy with several Casio calculators before, but this is one to avoid. The menu system is complex and confusing. The printed instruction manual cannot be read unless you have a magnifier handy. Overall, look elsewhere for a graphing calculator.

 

User: Russ Rissman
User Rating: ★★★★
Despite my instructor only teaching with Texas Instruments, I can always figure out how to use casio. I especially love their scientific calculators where I am able to solve algebraic equations and determining true/false equation. Even some simple distribution problems and the layout...its too much. ABSOLUTELY better than TI i do not know why Casio is not the standard...

 

User: Tanner Morgan
User Rating: ★★★★★
Excellent calculator, I am an engineering major. I am entering my senior year at university and can say with absolute certainty that this calculator has improved my GPA. I am able to save formulas into this calculator if I am having trouble memorizing them. Some of my professors say that graphing calculators are not allowed, but have not given me trouble for using this (so long as I am quiet about it). If need be, you can put this into test mode in order to limit its capabilities, and any teacher/professor should be satisfied by this, as you cannot simply switch back and forth.