fx-CG50 - Casio Calculators

fx-CG50 Colour Graphic Calculator

The fx-CG50 is our most advanced graphic calculator approved by exam boards. Its functionality is a perfect fit from GCSE to A-level Maths, Further Maths and IB. The user-friendly icon menu, function keys and interactive format enable intuitive operation. The large high-resolution colour screen gives exceptional clarity and easily distinguishes different graphs.

Features

The fx-CG50 brings maths to life with the next generation of graphic calculator technologies; including high-resolution colour display with natural textbook display, innovative picture plot function enabling analysis of images and video, and an extensive range of graphic functions. The fx-CG50 has all the functionality of the fx-CG20 with the addition of 3D graphs.

This powerful calculator enables you to plot and analyse graphs and their transformations, import data directly over USB, plot data charts and calculate statistics, calculate and visualise probability distributions, plot and solve graphs in 3D, calculate matrix and vector arithmetic, perform complex calculations not possible on a scientific calculator, calculate spreadsheets and recursive sequences, and whole host more.

The fx-CG50 comes built-in with Python, a programming language used in the development of Internet search engines, social media sites, robots, etc. Python is attracting attention in the field of education as a learning tool that cultivates algorithmic thinking and has been adopted for use in textbooks.

The fx-CG50 is permitted in all UK calculator exams, further details can be found on the Joint Council for Qualifications calculator FAQ document here.

Functions and Features

3D Graph
E-CON4
Improved Catalogue Function
High resolution display with more than 65,000 colours
Picture-Plot function
7 colours for many applications
Colour-link functionality for easy understanding
Simple PC-connectivity due to USB-Mass storage
Natural-V.P.A.M. – Natural Input and output
Vector calculation
EQUA mode: -Solve Integral/Probability function R
ef- and Rref command lines for levels or reduced row level form
Xc < (Inequality) Graphing in GRAPH Mode
Probability function in Run Mat Application
Integral Graphing (in GRAPH mode)
Unit conversion
GCD (pgcd) / LCM (ppcm) function
Pie, Barchart (in STAT and spreadsheet mode)
Geometry-Add-In preloaded
Exam mode

How to Use the FX-CG50

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fx-CG50 User Guide

Reference manual on how to operate every function on the fx-CG50 calculator. Cov…

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Poster fx-CG50

Full colour front view poster with Main Menu screen. A4, A3, A2, A1 and A0 size….

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fx-CG50 Quick Start Guide

Overview of the menu functions of the fx-CG50 with examples for the key apps. Co…

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fx-CG50 Hardware User Guide

Reference manual on hardware settings for the fx-CG50 calculator. Includes power…

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Transforming Graphs Quick Start fx-CG50

How to plot transformations using built-in functions on the fx-CG50. Includes us…

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Table Quick Start fx-CG50

How to create the table of values for a function on the fx-CG50. Change the ste…

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Statistical Charts Quick Start fx-CG50

How to create basic statistical charts on the fx-CG50. Includes pie-charts, bar-…

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Setting Up the fx-CG50

Change hardware settings such as display and power. Perform a memory reset. Upda…

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Run-Matrix Quick Start fx-CG50

How to enter basic calculations on the fx-CG50. Includes using ANS for simple it…

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Recursion Quick Start fx-CG50

How to create a table of sequence values on the fx-CG50. Includes plotting a rec…

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Picture Plot Quick Start fx-CG50

How to plot a linear graph against an image on the fx-CG50. Includes plotting in…

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Main-Menu-Quick-Start-fx-CG50

Overview of the menu functions of the fx-CG50, and the main control keys. …

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Important Keys on the fx-CG50

Discover the important keys and how to use them. Know the effect of different re…

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Graph Quick Start fx-CG50

How to plot and change the view of a function on the fx-CG50. Includes tracing a…

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Getting Started with the fx-CG50

From the main menu you can select various options which will take you to screens…

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Financial Quick Start fx-CG50

How to calculate compound interest on the fx-CG50. …

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Equation Quick Start fx-CG50

How to solve polynomial equations of order 2 and higher on the fx-CG50. …

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Conic Graph Quick Start fx-CG50

How to plot a conic function using built-in functions on the fx-CG50. Includes a…

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Background Conic Graph Quick Start fx-CG50

How to plot a conic graph over an image on the fx-CG50. Includes using modify to…

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Resources

Casio offer a large suite of resources available for UK schools and cover teaching with the fx-CG50. Available as downloadable PDFs and videos – there is a handy collection of ‘How To’ resources and model specific content.

Learn how to teach with the fx-CG50

Casio provides free skills training sessions to help teachers build confidence using graphic calculators in the classroom. Not only will you acquire key skills and gain confidence using the fx-CG50, our training session focuses on using the calculator for learning maths in an A-level topic.

Classroom Emulator

Teachers can request a free licence for use in classrooms, remote and blended learning (available in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Ireland). 

The free licence lasts for 1 year for demonstrating the calculator and preparing activities and is an ideal tool to embed mathematical understanding

Examinations

All Casio UK calculator models are permitted in UK school exams, with most models permitted in Irish and IB exams.

OS And Files

The operating system (OS) and add-ins give the calculator its functionality. Find files and OS support via our dedicated section.

FAQs

How can we help? We have a growing database of frequently asked questions (and answers) to help find your solution.

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