Why are the numbers on a calculator and a phone reversed ?

Answer 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... Read More »

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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 ... Read More »

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.

How to Type in Numbers on a Table on a Graphing Calculator?

Graphing calculators can be an invaluable resource on exams, for graphing a set of numbers and fitting curves to the numbers. Although specific ways for inputting a set of numbers may vary from cal... Read More »

How to Do Whole Numbers & a Fraction on a Texas Instrument Calculator?

Texas Instruments produces scientific calculators. By inputing the fraction into the calculator, you can add, subtract, divide and multiply fractions. Texas Instruments also produces graphing calcu... Read More »