Calculator Workout

Important skills you should practise using in order to make the most your scientific calculator.

Quiz
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Instructions

This is an activity for you to do on your own calculator. It is important the you become familiar with the calculator you will use in class and in exams.

Refer to the skill list below to find the skill you would like to learn. Watch the animation and then practise answering the questions in the exercise with your own calculator.

Skill List

Notes

1. To make your calculator work in degrees (rather than radians or gradians) press the key a number of times until you see:

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Press the number key 1 to select degrees.

Reset

To initialise the calculation mode and setup, and clear replay memory and variables press .

To clear the variables press .


The calculator used in this activity is the Casio fx-350MS.

A printable sheet on which pupils can make notes and keep a record of the calculator skills they learn is available to Transum subscribers:

Worksheet

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