Evaluating Integrals on your TI-89, TI-92+, or Voyage 200

Filed under Calculus, Difficulty: Easy, TI-89, TI-92 Plus, Voyage 200.

This tutorial demonstrates how to evaluate integrals using the TI-89, TI-92+, or Voyage 200 graphing calculators. Symbolic integration is one of the most powerful features of the TI-89 and makes it an extremely useful calculator for calculus.

int89 1 Evaluating Integrals on your TI 89, TI 92+, or Voyage 200

Indefinite Integrals

To evaluate an indefinite integral (one without definite limits), from the home screen press F3 to access the calculus menu, and then navigate to 2: Integrate.
int89 3 Evaluating Integrals on your TI 89, TI 92+, or Voyage 200
Press ENTER to paste the integral symbol. Then type your equation, press ,, and then type X for the variable of integration (if our integral was with respect to dy, this would be Y), and finally add a closing parenthesis ). Press ENTER to evaluate.

int89 4 Evaluating Integrals on your TI 89, TI 92+, or Voyage 200

Note that by default the calculator omits the constant of integration “+c” which normally appears after an indefinite integral.

Definite Integrals

int89 2 Evaluating Integrals on your TI 89, TI 92+, or Voyage 200

To evaluate a definite integral, from the home screen press F3 to access the calculus menu, and then navigate to 2: Integrate as before. Press ENTER to paste the integral symbol. Then type your equation, press ,, and then type X for the variable of integration. After this we must specify the limits of integration. press , and type in the lower limit, then press , again and enter the upper limit. Press ) to close the expression and ENTER to evaluate.

int89 5 Evaluating Integrals on your TI 89, TI 92+, or Voyage 200

The syntax for the integral function is (integrand, variable of integration) for indefinite integrals and (integrand, variable of integration, lower limit, upper limit) for definite integrals.


One Response to Evaluating Integrals on your TI-89, TI-92+, or Voyage 200

  1. Ginne

    Thank you. I couldn’t remember the correct syntax before an exam. Perfect and simple. Much appreciated.

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