#### Calculator Skills

## The UIL Calculator Skills Coach is Ms. McLemore, 6th and 7th Grade Math Teacher.

## Her e-mail address is mclemorel@lisd.net.

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Practice Days:

When: Wednesday

Where: Ms. McLemore's Room 5015

What time: Before School 8:25-8:51 and After School 4:10-4:45

General Rules:

1) You will be using the yellow TI 84-plus on the entire test

2) The test is 30 minutes

3) Answers must be written in 3 significant digits with plus or minus 1 digit on the 3rd digit.

example: The correct answer to 40-3.2 is 36.8

acceptable answers: 36.8, 3.68 x 10, 3.68 x 101

unacceptable answers: 3.68E1, 3.68 x 100, 36.8 x 10

4) Dollar Sign answers must be to the 100th place (correct cents +/- 1)

example: The correct answer to $7 - $5.36 is $1.64

acceptable answers: $1.64, $1.65, $1.63

unacceptable answers: $1.640, $1.62, $1.60, $1.66

5) All problems through the last attempted will be grades

6) +5 for correct answers

7) -4 for incorrect answers, incomplete, or skipped answers