Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 12th Sep 2011

How does a calculator work?

Calculators are rather speedy at subtracting, sums and deriving standard deviations. But how do they do it? We find out in this QotW. Plus, we ask if modern medicine is affecting the human gene pool.

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  • How does a calculator work?

    Hi Dr Chris, Dr Ben, How does a calculator work? How can it make complex calculation within nano-seconds?  Also, how does it display the result on the screen? Cheers, Hong Shee

 

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