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Find pi with Your Windows 7 Calculator

Posted By On November 9, 2010 @ 12:43 PM In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled


I love Easter Eggs! They’re little tricks built into software that can do both useful (and sometimes useless) things. Well, today we’re going to learn about one for the Windows 7 calculator.

What you need to do is to open the Windows 7 calculator by clicking Start and typing calc into the Search box. Hit Enter or click the calculator icon that appears in the list…

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This will open up the calculator. Now, click on View and choose Scientific. Alternately, you can press Alt+2 to enable scientific mode.

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Once in scientific mode, press the letter P on your keyboard.

Boom! There’s Pi!

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It may not be an incredible, life-altering event in anyone’s life, but I still think it’s pretty cool!

Give it a try today, Windows 7 users!

~Andrew

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