# Different order of numbers on phone to calculator?

It was first that way up on a computer keyboards for a really geeky reasonEarly computer used binary and they used the keys 0 and 1 more often, so put them nearer the hand.also, push button phones ...
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## Why are the numbers on a calculator and a phone reversed ?

Ah sweet mystery of life, at last you found me!it is an accountancy thing; the numbers are that way because in accounting you are taught to use the calculator keyboard to enter sums at least i thin...
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## Is it possiable to have 2 different home phone lines in a house with 2 different numbers?

You sure can. I do. A lot of people used to have 2 phones - one for the kids and another for the adults. That way way back in the day before kids had cell phones.

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## Why are the numbers on a calculator upside down instead of being the same way up as a touch tone phone?

Good question. Here's a star. I've always wondered the same thing. You would think there would be some uniform standard for number keypads...apparently not.

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## How many different seven-digit phone numbers are possible if the first digit cannot be 0 or 1?

The easiest way to solve this problem is to look at how many choices there are for each number. The first number has eight choices (all 10 digits except 1 or 2) and the other six have 10. So, the n...
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