Probability and Statistics > TI83 for Statistics > Free TI83 calculator online.

Buying a TI83 calculator for class can be a chunk out of your budget, especially if you have to wait a few weeks for your financial aid to come in. With statistics classes, a good graphing calculator is a must. Did you know that you’re able to get a free TI-83 calculator emulator that allows you have to have a desktop version of the calculator? The calculator looks and works *exactly* like the physical calculator. The virtual TI83 calculator has all of the functionality of the hand-held version. You can perform the same calculations, run the same statistical tests, and create exactly the same graphs. There’s no programming or complicated file installation: just download and click.

Here’s how to get a free TI83 calculator online that you can use on your desktop. Read and follow the steps below:

## Free TI83 calculator online: Steps

Step 1: CLICK HERE to go to a trusted Google site download page.

Step 2: Click “Download” under the item “Virtual_TI_83_graphing_calculator.zip”

Step 3: When the program has downloaded, click the download file (if you can’t find it, check your downloads folder, the file will be called “Virtual_TI_83_graphing_calculator.zip.” If you see this file when you click the folder, go back to your downloads folder and find the “Virtual_TI_83_graphing_calculator.zip” file.

Step 4: Right click on the zipped folder and click the “Extract All” button.

Step 5: Check the box “Show extracted files when complete” and then click “Extract”.

Step 6: Once extracted open the file “VTI83”, and then open the program titled “vti83”.

To exit the calculator, right click anywhere and then click “Exit without saving state.”

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