Learning How to Use a Calculator : Interactive PowerPoint
By: Anna Brown
ED 205 01 Learning How to Use a Calculator QUIT
Why is it important to learn how to use a calculator? : Why is it important to learn how to use a calculator? Calculators can SAVE TIME! They are able to do math problems usually faster than what humans can. This means that you can do simple tasks such as adding prices together at the market and subtracting objects to see who has more.
When we become older and want to do a quick math problem, a calculator can give the answer in a short amount of time. QUIT
Parts of a Calculator : Parts of a Calculator Why is it important to learn how to use a calculator?
Turn on/off
Numbers
Equal sign
Addition sign
Subtraction Sign
Multiplication Sign
Division sign
Screen
Video Clip
Author Slide
Resource Slide QUIT
Turn On/Off : Turn On/Off Some calculators shut off automatically others have an OFF button that looks like these.
To turn ON a calculator you just push the button with ON printed on it. Sometimes the ON button looks like ON/C. This means it is the ON button and the CLEAR button. QUIT
Where are the Numbers? : Where are the Numbers? The numbers are usually in the middle of the calculator.
The numbers buttons on the calculator are 0 to 9. Larger numbers can be made by pushing the first placed number then the second placed. QUIT
Equal Sign : Equal Sign The equal sign is usually on the lower right corner of the calculator QUIT
Addition Sign : Addition Sign The addition sign is usually on the right side of the calculator. Look for a button with a plus sign on it. QUIT
Subtraction Sign : Subtraction Sign The subtraction sign is usually on the right side of the calculator. Look for a minus sign on a button. QUIT
Multiplication Sign : Multiplication Sign Like the addition and subtraction sign, the multiplication sine is also on the right side of the calculator. QUIT
Division Sign : Division Sign The division sign is also on the left right side of the calculator. QUIT
Where Does My Answer Show Up? : Where Does My Answer Show Up? The screen is where the answer and math problem shows up. This is on the top of the calculator. QUIT
Video Clip : Video Clip This is the: Math Rocks! The Calculator Song! video clip. Click on the TV to watch. Click on TV QUIT
Author Slide : Author Slide My name is Anna Brown and I am a student at Grand Valley State University located in Allendale, Michigan. After I graduate in 2012, I will become an elementary teacher. I am majoring in mathematics and minoring in elementary education. I want to teach First Grade after I graduate.
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Resources : Resources For Pictures:
http://www.athens.edu/vinsobm/lesson_55_files/image006.jpg
http://www.mansfieldct.org/schools/mms/uconn/math/Image4.gif
http://ibuyofficesupply.com/images/products/240/IVR15902_1_1.JPG
PowerPoint 2007 Clipart
For Video Clip
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TN-sZX6IKRU QUIT