Calculator for the GED® test
Prepare for your GED® test by learning about the approved calculators.
The GED® Mathematics Test is divided into two parts and each part has 25 questions. You can use one of the two approved calculators in an Official GED Testing Center™ on Part I of the test, depending on your test delivery format (paper or computer).
Calculator for the GED® test on paper
The testing center will provide you with the Casio FX260 handheld calculator.
Calculators for the GED® test on computer
Texas Instruments TI-30XS on-screen calculator will automatically be available when you sit for the GED® Mathematics Test on computer after September 4th, 2012.
- Watch the TI-30XS introduction video (English)
- Watch the TI-30XS introduction video (Spanish)
- View the TI-30XS demonstration video (English)
If you choose to use the Casio FX260 handheld calculator, you must bring this calculator with you to the testing center for use with the GED® Mathematics Test on computer. No handheld calculator, other than the FX260, may be used.
Watch the demonstration video about using the TI-30XS for the GED® Mathematics Test on computer.
Watch the introduction video about the TI-30XS on-screen calculator (en Espanol).
Watch the video about using the Casio FX260 for calculator operations (en Espanol).