ToolZeit – MyScript Calculator
What’s it do?
MyScript Calculator is a free calculator app for Android and iOS devices. The app features handwriting recognition for input instead of a number pad.
Basic operations: +, -, x, ÷, +/‒, 1/x
Misc. Operations: %, √, x!, |x|
Powers/Exponentials: ℯx, xy , x2
Brackets: ( )
Trigonometry: cos, sin, tan
Inverse trigonometry: acos, asin, atan
Logarithms: ln , log
Constants: π, ℯ.
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How do you see it being used by an educator or student?
Typing on a handheld device can be tedious at times because of the need to switch between keyboard layouts. Handwriting a problem can be more natural and quicker. For those times when students are allowed to use a calculator in class, this may be a faster more convenient tool.
How we rate it:
Ease of Use (How easy is it to learn and get started? Navigation is easy or difficult.) – 5
Looks/Aesthetics/Design (How does it look.) – 5
Editing/Customization/Feature set (Can you make it work the way you want it? Use it in different ways or is it totally locked down or very few features ) - 3
Bang for the buck (Is it cost effective? Freenium and Pricing Plans, Education Deals? Trial version available??) – 5
Educational Value (Meets the needs of teachers and/or students in or out of the classroom) - 5
Overall Rating – 5
Cost – Free
(requires iOS 6 or above)
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