Nov 26, 2021
One of the most crucial aspects of fetching a good score in the GATE is seamlessly using the Virtual Calculator during the examination.
Since candidates aren’t allowed to carry a physical calculator during the GATE examination, they have to use a Virtual calculator for solving numerical-based questions. Hence, every GATE aspirant must have a sound knowledge of using a Virtual Calculator and practice it often during GATE exam preparation.
The more you use it, the better are the chances of becoming a Pro in it!
This article will acquaint you with the features of the GATE Virtual Calculator and how to use it.
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The prominent features of the GATE 2022 Virtual Calculator are listed below:
For performing scientific functions and operations, the keys are placed on the left side of the Virtual Calculator.
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- Used for adding the memory to the number on the display.
- Used for subtracting the number from the memory value on the display.
- Used for reading the number from memory.
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While using the GATE Virtual Calculator, there are a few things that you must avoid. Read further to learn about them.
Aspirants can perform the below-listed calculations on the GATE Virtual Calculator:
|Arithmetic Calculations||For calculating 76+87x69 candidates should enter 76, +,87,*,69, =|
|Function Value||For calculating 4 + log (50) x 15 candidates should enter 50, log, *, 15, +, 4, =|
|Sin, cos, and tan Calculations||For calculating sin(45) or cos(45) or tan(45), candidates should enter 45, sin, or cos or tan.|
However, aspirants can’t perform fractional calculations, quadratic equations, or matrix operations with the GATE Virtual calculator.
You can easily download the GATE Virtual Calculator application on your mobile phone from the PlayStore (Only for Android users).
iOS/Apple users can easily make a web app by visiting https://www.tcsion.com/OnlineAssessment/ScientificCalculator/Calculator.html on the Safari browser and using the “Add to homescreen” option available in the share section of the browser as shown below.
So, it’s time to download the GATE Virtual Calculator and start practising it with the most comprehensive preparation resource for GATE preparation, PrepLadder.
It has proved to be a boon for the GATE aspirants. PrepLadder has everything you need to crack GATE, such as engaging and conceptual video lectures from the DREAM TEAM, extensive QBank with explanations and solutions, Subject tests & Mock tests for practice, and much more.
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Raminder is a Content Manager at PrepLadder. He has worked in several aspects of the education industry throughout his career and has assisted numerous candidates in cracking major competitive exams.
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