How to Use the Windows 10 Calculator

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In Brief...

If you have used previous versions of Windows, you will be familiar with the Windows Calculator. In Windows 10, the Calculator can be used as a basic calculator, as well as a scientific, programming, and converter calculator. To use the Calculator, follow these six steps.

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  1. Select the Start menu button.

  2. Select All apps.
    All Apps

  3. Select Calculator.
    Select Calculator

  4. Click the menu icon.
    Menu Icon

  5. Select a mode.
    Calculator Modes

  6. Type in your calculation.
    Calculation Example

Author: Margaux Judge

Margaux Judge has worked as an e-learning editor and instructional designer for over ten years, writing and editing a wide variety of courses, from technical topics to soft skills. She has a Bachelor's degree in English and Textual Studies from Syracuse University and a Master's degree in Television Writing from Boston University.