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Calculator for the PC

by Topher925
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Topher925
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Jan27-11, 11:21 PM
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Does anyone know of a free scientific calculator for the PC? The one that comes with W7 is crap and I'm tired of using matlab or wolframalpha for the most basic of calculations.
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Jan28-11, 04:25 AM
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Google? While it can't do memory (I guess you could open up multiple tabs and copy and paste) it can do unit / base conversions and all of the scientific calculator type stuff I've thrown at it:
http://www.googleguide.com/calculator.html
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Jan28-11, 12:27 PM
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What's wrong with the Windows calculator? I use it all the time for basic calculations. In Standard mode, it's just a simple calculator, but in Scientific mode it has a lot more capabilities. There are also Programmer and Statistics modes.

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Jan28-11, 04:26 PM
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Calculator for the PC

http://www.calculator.org/download.aspx

I've been quite happy with this one (calc98). It's free.
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Feb1-11, 09:43 AM
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What's wrong with the Windows calculator? I use it all the time for basic calculations. In Standard mode, it's just a simple calculator, but in Scientific mode it has a lot more capabilities. There are also Programmer and Statistics modes.
It doesn't like notations like 4e-5 and its a pain to use with trig functions. I like a calculator where I can type in an entire formula and have it not do anything until I hit enter or =.

http://www.calculator.org/download.aspx

I've been quite happy with this one (calc98). It's free.
Calc98 doesn't seem to be any better than the calculator that comes with windows.
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Feb1-11, 04:38 PM
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I use a python shell (which has most of the functionality of matlab if you throw in some libraries)
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Feb1-11, 07:03 PM
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Quote Quote by Topher925 View Post
It doesn't like notations like 4e-5 and its a pain to use with trig functions. I like a calculator where I can type in an entire formula and have it not do anything until I hit enter or =. :

I rarely use a PC for the most basic calculation. I've got a Casio scientific calculator handy:

http://www.casio.com/products/Calcul...cial/FX-115ES/
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Feb1-11, 07:09 PM
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This looks like a reasonable option. I prefer RPN, though, and the OP may not.

http://www.calculator.org/OrderESDWin.aspx
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Feb9-11, 03:10 AM
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http://www.math.u-bordeaux.fr/~belab...i/doc/faq.html


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