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Why are graphing calculators still expensive?
emnmnmeHeard about this on conservative radio:Registered Userregular
Remember these from high school? I bought a Ti-86 for pre-calc and calculus back in 1998 for high school. I used it some in college for statistics but mostly I just needed it for solving for a vertex or somesuch. I paid $89 for it back in the day.
Considering how technology advances push down prices, why are graphing calculators immune? I mean, there must be cell phones available with twice the processing power at a quarter of the price, right?
Can you imagine a TNT2 card or a Pentium 3 at $150 each today?