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Approved Calculators Only

For Mathematics & Science Diploma Exams

Calculators are permitted to be used when writing mathematics and science diploma exams. In accordance with diploma exam rules, only calculators that have been approved by Alberta Education may be used when writing mathematics and science diploma exams.

Both scientific and graphing calculators, with no prohibited properties, may be used when writing mathematics or science diploma exam.

Prohibited Calculator FeaturesProhibited Calculator Features

When checking scientific calculators for prohibited properties during Diploma Exams, it is advisable to check both trigonometric and radical values. Calculations should result in decimal values and not exact values.

Prohibited Graphing Calculators Include

  • Ti-Nspire CAS
  • Ti-89 and Ti-89 Titanium
  • Casio FXCG10
  • All Casio PRIZM models
  • Casio FX-9860GII

Prohibited Scientific Calculators Include

  • Casio FX115ES Plus
  • Casio FX991ES Plus
  • Casio Fx991EX Classwiz
  • Canon F-792SGA
  • Sharp EL-W516 (and variations)
  • Ti-36x Pro

Please Note

This information is subject to change by Alberta Education at any time. Please refer to Alberta Education Diploma Exams.