What calculator do I need? How do I use it?
Not only is it important in your lessons and in your calculator exam to have a scientific calculator, it is equally important to know how to use it. The video to the left explains the different functions of a calculator, including how to use the different modes, how to find out the square root of a number and using pi.
Unfortunately, we do not sell calculators at the college, and don't have many we can loan in lesson so make sure you do bring your own. You can buy from major retailers, such as Amazon, Ryman or Wilkos, Make sure it's this specific model of calculator or it may not have all the features you need: Casio FX-83GTPLUS Scientific Calculator.
What is BIDMAS?
BIDMAS gives you the order in which you should work out your calculations.
Go through the EdPuzzle to the right to test your knowledge on the EdPuzzle.