Use Desmos Tools for Math

Desmos® Tools provide you with access to a graphing calculator, scientific calculator, or geometry tool to help visually demonstrate math concepts. You can access Desmos Tools from the Tools menu when browsing math programsClosedA program is a product your school or district has purchased. that align to algebra or geometry content, or from within a lesson that uses algebra or geometry content.

Access Desmos Tools When Browsing Programs

  1. Select the program you want to view.
  2. In the program's Table of Contents, click Tools, and then click Desmos Graphing Calculator, Desmos Scientific Calculator, or Desmos Geometry.
  3. A separate Realize Desmos window opens for the tool you selected.

Access Desmos Tools Within an Activity

Select Tools, and then click Desmos Graphing Calculator, Desmos Scientific Calculator, or Desmos Geometry.

A separate Realize Desmos window opens for the tool you selected.

Use the Graphing Calculator

  1. In the Realize Desmos window, click the list arrows on the left to open the list panel.
  2. In the list panel, click the plus sign to add an expression, note, table, folder, or image to your graph.

  3. When you finish creating your graph, enter a title in the Title box and click Save.

Use the Scientific Calculator

  1. In the Realize Desmos window, use the calculator buttons to build your equation.

  2. When you finish creating your equation, enter a title in the Title box and click Save.

Use the Geometry Tool

  1. In the Realize Desmos window, use the Construct tools to build your construction.

  2. When you finish creating your construction, enter a title in the Title box and click Save.

View or Edit a Saved Graph, Equation, or Construction

  1. In the Realize Desmos window, click Menu.
  2. Click to select the item in the Saved States list.

  3. If you make any changes you want to keep, click Save before exiting the Realize Desmos window.

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