Google as calculator etc.

Tech Tips for Tuesday

Need to multiply 1.234 times 56.789 real quick and don’t have a calculator? Just type it into the Google search field, press Enter, and you’ll have the result — called a “product” in the math wing of Building 600 — PLUS a handy scientific calculator. Google is smart enough to recognize “times” or “x” or “*” as multiplication operators.
Also built into Google is a unit converter — need to know how many drams are in a pint? — and a currency converter.

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