BrainPOP

Using a Calculator

Quick: what’s 234 x 129? Give up? In this BrainPOP adventure, Tim and Moby will walk you through the simple steps you need to know in order to use a calculator! You’ll learn how to type your equations in the proper order, and how to clear away numbers when you need to start fresh. Made a mistake? No problem--you’ll find out which button clears the last number you entered, without getting rid of the whole equation. Tim will also teach you about the calculator’s memory functions, which let you store a number for later use!

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