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Using The Windows Calculator

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Posted 09 February 2006 - 12:56 PM

Using the Windows Calculator

Guide Overview

The purpose of this guide is to teach you how to open the windows calculator, and how to ultilize its functions.

Tools Needed
  • No tools are needed.

How to Open the Calculator
  • Click on the "start" button in the bottom left hand corner to open the stat menu.
  • Click all programs to see a list of the programs on your computer.
  • Click the Accessories button.
  • Click Calculator.
How to Switch to Scientific Mode
  • Whilst Calculator is open, click on the view tab.
  • Click on scientific.
What the Buttons Do!
  • Backspace --> Removes the last digit of the displayed number.
  • CE --> Clears the number displayed at that time.
  • C --> Clears the entire calculation.
  • MC --> Clears the numbers in the memory.
  • MR --> Recalls a number from the memory.
  • MS --> Stores numbers in the memory.
  • M+ --> Adds the displayed number to the memory.
  • Sqrt --> This calculates the square root of the number on the screen.
  • 1/x --> This calculates the reciprocal of the displayed number.
:huh: Do the numbers not work on the right hand side of your keyboard? Try hitting the "num lock" key!

Edited by jgweed, 09 February 2006 - 02:39 PM.

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