Google May be the Last Calculator You'll Ever Need
How many kilograms are in a pound? How many inches in a light year? What's the square root of 268? Google has the answer.
Mon, January 27, 2014
IDG News Service — Many of us rely on Google to find things on the Internet. But what you may not know is that the Google search bar also makes a heck of a calculator--useful if you're like me and still have to rely on your fingers to perform basic math. But it can do more than that: It can tell you how many liters are in 3.9 gallons or the currency exchange rates between the Euro and the Yen.A\
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Type in any basic math equation into a Google search to get the result. It even supports many of the advanced functions that you'd find on a scientific calculator, such as sine, cosine, tangent, exponents, and factorials. You can even switch between using radians and degrees.
As a bonus, you can tell it what to calculate using plain English instead of mathematical symbols, so you can just type "square root of 28" instead having to hunt down the