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HP Prime Advanced Graphing Calculator

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Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard

Type: Graphing Calculator

Model: HP Prime

Part number: NW238AA#ABA

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The HP Prime Advanced Graphing calculator


The HP Prime advanced graphing calculator was released in September 2013 as a next generation calculator with cutting edge capabilities. It is primarily based on the HP-39gii graphing calculator, but includes a high-resolution color, touchscreen display, an advanced CAS system and unique and innovative control capabilities for teachers and educators. The calculator still provides a number of advanced mathematics users, and can be programmed in HP Prime Programing Language (HPPPL) as well as via custom apps.

Note: This needs to be updated to include the new HP Prime features

Eveything fom here on down needs to be replaced!

bondsyield and accrued interest
interest conversionlist-based cashflow analysis
cashflowsbreak-even analysis

In addition to financial functions, it includes a collection of statistical and mathematical functions:

list-based 1 and 2-variable statisticsmean
standard deviationpopulation deviation
standard errorforecasting
correlations and covariancebasic math functions: +, -, X, ÷, %, 1/x, +/-, square root
random numberhigher math functions: LOG, LN, 10x, pi, trigonometry, probability

Users Manual

Hewlett-Packard has a collection of official HP-30b information posted here.

Errata, hints and kinks

Learning Modules

A series of very informative learning modules have been created by Gene Wright for HP. These modules expand in much greater detail on the features and functionality of the calculator. Each includes many examples, and the modules are divided into common use cases.

Hacking (repurposing) the HP-30b (or HP-20b)

The HP-30b is a new breed of calculator for Hewlett-Packard, and one that reflects a casual “open source” model for HP. A group of HP calculator enthusiasts have begun work on repurposing the HP-20b and HP-30b calculators for other uses, primarily enabled by accessing the JTAG connector on the main circuit board. This is a work in progress, although the group is actively soliciting individuals to help with this effort.

Programming Documentation

prime/start.txt · Last modified: 2013/09/22 12:15 by admin