You should practice and become proficient at using any of the specific calculator features needed to address the learning outcome statements (LOS) in the curriculum. Examples include, but are not limited to, present and future values, annuity payments, square roots, and exponents. You should also know how to use general features of your chosen calculator, such as changing the number of decimal places displayed.
No. CFA Institute does not provide distribution tables with the exam. If a question requires information from a specific distribution table, that information will be provided with the question, but the tables themselves will not be provided. Similarly, time value of money tables (present value, future value, etc.) are neither needed nor provided. The twoapproved calculators are capable of performing any required present value and future value calculation.