Google Adds New 34-Button Scientific Calculator to Search Results

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Hard as we might try to avoid it, we occasionally still have to do math. Unless you’re a high school student with a graphing calculator, that usually means firing up a simple calculator program on your computer, which wastes valuable time you could be spending on the Internet.

Luckily Google has just released a new scientific calculator. Go ahead and enter an equation into Google Search. Try 2+2. Now, instead of simply coming up with the answer, Google presents you with a full, 34-button scientific calculator.

Sine, cosines, tangents; all of that good stuff is in there. Want to multiply something by Pi? Don’t worry buddy, Google’s got you covered.

But wait, that’s not all! You can also access the calculator with Desktop Voice Search. Just click the little microphone icon in the search bar, speak your equation out loud and wait a split second for your answer. A pared-down version of the calculator also appears during mobile searches.

There’s one thing that physical calculators will always have over their computerized counterparts: the ability to spell dirty words by entering certain numbers and turning your calculator upside down. The price we pay for technology…

[via TechCrunch]

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Jacob McGregor
Jacob McGregor

Is it available in local google websites too? Or only in the .com version?

Harris Brown
Harris Brown

It is awesome! I am not a techy person and I do not like math. So this new feature will save my time when I need to count complicated things. But I do not think it is good for young students who learn at school. They could use it to cheat.