How to Use Google Calculator

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    Many of us think Google is just the most widely used search engine out there, in which of course it is, and we can’t really argue with that at the moment.  Another key feature that’s very handy at work or home is the fact you can use Google as a calculator, that’s right the Google calculator.  In this article you will find out the tips to utilize the Google calculator and use it to your advantage.

    1.  Just go to the main page of Google or a page of Google where you can utilize the search engine.

    2.  In the search engine box you will just have to enter the calculation in which you need to solve.  See below for the Math Syntax in which Google recognizes.

    Math Syntax Google Recognizes:

    •- for subtraction
    •+ for addition
    •/ for division
    •* for multiplication
    •^ for exponential (x to the power of y)
    •% for modulo (to find the remainder after division)
    •! factorial - This must follow the number you wish to factor.
    •choose X choose Y fines the number of possible subset groups of Y out of the set of X.
    •% of finds percentages X % of Y finds X percent of Y.
    •th root of creates the nth root of a number
    •sqrt finds the square root of the number that follows
    •log logarithm base 10
    •ln logarithm base e
    •lg logarithm base 2

    • Make sure to double check your calculations until your comfortable inputting the signs.  This will just help with fewer issues.
    Additional Resources:

    How to Use Google Search Effectively

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    Written By: Christopher E P
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