## What calculator is allowed on the ACT 2021?

In general, the ACT explains that all test-takers can use “any 4-function, scientific, or graphing calculator, as long as it is not on the prohibited list and it is modified, if needed.” Your best option is to use a calculator you’ve used before.

**What calculators are best for the ACT?**

The TI-Nspire CX is by far the best calculator that can be used on the ACT. As you may know, not every calculator is allowed to be used on major standardized tests like the ACT and SAT.

**Are TI-84 calculators allowed on the ACT 2021?**

Thankfully, the ACT permits the use of a calculator for the entire Math test. You’re even allowed to use powerful devices like the TI-84 family of graphing calculators.

### Are TI 89 calculators allowed on the ACT?

First, let’s look at which TI calculators are prohibited according to the ACT® calculator policy. Calculators with built-in or downloaded computer algebra system (CAS) functionality are not allowed, including: All model numbers that begin with TI-89 or TI-92.

**Can I use a TI 30x on the ACT?**

Exam acceptance The TI-30XIIS™ scientific calculator is approved for use on SAT®, ACT® and AP® exams.

**Which calculators are not allowed on the ACT?**

ACT Calculators You Can’t Use

- Texas Instruments: All calculator model numbers beginning with TI-89 or TI-92. TI-Nspire CAS (NOTE: The TI-Nspire IS permitted as long as it is NOT marked as CAS, so double-check carefully to be sure)
- Hewlett-Packard: HP Prime. HP 48GII.
- Casio: ClassPad 400. ClassPad 300 or ClassPad 330.

## Can I use a TI-83 on the ACT?

TI-83 Plus or TI-84 Plus for the ACT Those are also high performing, fully-functional calculators that are great for the ACT. And if you’re using one of these models at school, it may be best to use it on the test because you’re familiar with it.

**What calculators are banned on the ACT?**

List of Acceptable ACT Calculators and Prohibited Calculators

Texas Instrument | Casio | Hewlett-Packard |
---|---|---|

TI-Nspire CAS (Non-CAS Nspire is permitted.) | Algebra fx 2.0 | Model numbers beginning with HP 40G |

Model numbers beginning with CFX-9970G | Model numbers beginning with HP 49G | |

Model numbers beginning with HP 50G |

**Can I use a TI 83 Plus on the ACT?**

### Are TI-83 calculators allowed on the ACT?

Although graphing capabilities are not necessary for ACT success, students accustomed to using a graphing calculator may want to find an acceptable replacement. TI-83 and TI-84 models are approved.

**Can I use TI-83 on ACT?**

**Can I use a TI 30x IIS on the ACT?**

The TI-30XIIS™ scientific calculator is approved for use on SAT®, ACT® and AP® exams.

## Why can’t you use a TI-89 on the ACT?

The ACT is a little more strict than the SAT is when it comes to the calculators you’re allowed to bring. For example, the SAT allows the TI-89 (a popular calculator), while the ACT forbids it. For the ACT, you can bring any calculator that does NOT have computer algebra system (CAS) functionality.

**Can I use a TI 83 on the ACT?**

**Is TI-89 the same as TI-84?**

The TI-89 sports a thinner and lightweight design than the TI-84. TI-89 Titanium: A bulky, heavier calculator requiring 4 AAA. TI-84 Plus CE:Lightweight, sleek, with a rechargeable li-ion battery.

### Can I use a TI 34 on the ACT?

Approved Calculators on the ACT: TI-30. TI-34. TI-73. TI-82.

**Can you use 2 calculators on the ACT?**

Students may bring a backup calculator and extra batteries, but they may not have more than one calculator on the desk or in operation at a time. Students may use any four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator unless it has features described in Prohibited Calculators below.