Casio Releases Graphic Scientific Calculator App with Computer Algebra System

July 3, 2017

CASIO ClassPad

Mobile Mode

Calculator Mode

TOKYO, July 3, 2017 — Casio Computer Co., Ltd., announced today the release of the CASIO ClassPad graphic scientific calculator app with Computer Algebra System (CAS). The CASIO ClassPad app runs on mobile devices and offers various functions that the ClassPad II fx-CP400 graphic scientific calculator also offers.

The ClassPad II fx-CP400 was introduced in 2012 and has become a favorite of mathematics instructors and students, with its large 4.8-inch color display that easily renders mathematic formulas and graphs. Casio released ClassPad Manager software for Windows® in 2013, which delivers many of the functions of the fx-CP400 on a personal computer and has gained a strong following in education.

The new CASIO ClassPad app for mobile devices comes free with all the basic functions of the ClassPad II fx-CP400 graphic scientific calculator. Users can also access the advanced functions of the fx-CP400 through in-app purchase.

Computer Algebra System

The Computer Algebra System (CAS) provides an environment for the manipulation of mathematical expressions and is used in mathematics education to help teach advanced mathematics such as differential equations and linear algebra. The CAS in the CASIO ClassPad app supports broad learning from basic commands such as equation expansion, factoring, and equation solving, to advanced commands such as Fourier transform and Laplace transform.

Computer Algebra System

Graphing Function

Display formulas and related graphs in the same color and highlight graph characteristics by displaying scale marks, grids, and coordinate values. The vivid color display of the app improves the visibility of graphs and formulas.

Picture Plot

The Computer Algebra System (CAS) provides an environment for the manipulation of mathematical expressions and is used in mathematics education to help teach advanced mathematics such as differential equations and linear algebra. The CAS in the CASIO ClassPad app supports broad learning from basic commands such as equation expansion, factoring, and equation solving, to advanced commands such as Fourier transform and Laplace transform.

Picture Plot

Accessible User Interface

The app’s interactive interface with intuitive menu icons builds on the experience Casio has with graphic calculators. The user can switch between Mobile Mode, designed for mobile device screens, and Calculator Mode, which is optimal for in-class instruction using the ClassPad II fx-CP400 graphic scientific calculator.

Wide Range of Equation Functions and Configurable Software Keyboard

The app supports learning of basic functions, such as fractions, square roots, and trigonometric functions, as well as advanced calculations such as user-defined formulas. The user can easily change the software keyboard according to the learning level.

In addition to the CASIO ClassPad app, Casio today released ClassPad Manager for Mac OS.

Name of app
Platform
Released on
Published
Price
CASIO ClassPad
iOS
July 3
Free (In-app purchases*1)
Android
ClassPad Manager
Mac OS
July 3
Annual subscription*2 (90 day trial)
  • *1 Please confirm details in-app.
  • *2 Visit the Casio Education Website.

ClassPad Application Software Lineup

Name of Application Software
Published
Price
CASIO ClassPad
For iOS
July 03, 2017
Free (In-app purchases)
For Android
ClassPad Manager
For Mac OS
July 03, 2017
Annual subscription
For Windows® (Reference)
June 2013

ClassPad Application Software System Requirements

CASIO ClassPad
For iOS
iOS 9.0 or later
For Android
Android 4.0 or later
ClassPad Manager
For Mac OS
OS X 10.8 – 10.11, macOS 10.12
For Windows® (Reference)
Windows® 7, Windows® 8.1, Windows® 10
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