How to Use the Windows 10 Calculator

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.


  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

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