CFA® Exam Calculator Guide: Time-Saving BA II Plus Settings


Learn how to set up and optimize the format settings on your CFA calculator straight out of the box. You won’t find these two top tips in your BAII Plus or BAII Professional owner’s manual and they could save literally minutes during the CFA exam. That’s a huge advantage! Daren E. Miller, CFA, one of Wiley’s CFA Exam Review instructors, walks you through how to adjust the decimal settings and how to set the calculator to AOS (Algebraic Operating System).

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Here are a few calculator shortcuts in our great handy cheat sheet. Complete the form to the right to get your copy.

It covers:

  • What the recommended calculator formats are and why
  • Step-by-step instructions for configuring up your calculator
  • Great shortcuts for the time value of money worksheet
  • Why you should bring an extra battery (and possibly a screwdriver) to the exam


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