Archive for the ‘Online Scientific Calculator’ Category

How to solve Quadratic Equations

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Quadratic equations are very easy to solve using a calculator. Alcula’s  scientific calculator makes it even easier. This is the first of a series of examples of how entering commonly used formulas as user defined functions into the  scientific calculator can help you streamline your work, weather your are checking your homework or verifying the solutions to the exercises in your math textbook.


Scientific calculator skins

Monday, March 8th, 2010
Following the nice comments received about the new calculator’s functionality, and since no new bugs were reported, I had time to work a bit on the look and feel of the calculator. The new version adds two user selectable skins: ‘Wooden’ and ‘Smoke’, the original look is now called ‘Classic’.  Here they are:

Following the nice comments received about the new calculator’s functionality, and since no new bugs were reported, I had time to work a bit on the scientific calculator’s look. The new version adds two user selectable color themes: ‘Wooden’ and ‘Smoke’, the original theme is now called ‘Classic’.




Complex Numbers Calculator (The Square Root of -1 is not NaN)

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

The online scientific calculator now supports complex numbers operations. Complex numbers can be input in Cartesian, Polar, or Exponential form. You can also use the calculator to convert to and from cartesian, polar or exponential. Read on to find out more.

The Online Scientific Calculator for Complex Numbers

The Online Scientific Calculator for Complex Numbers


Scientific Calculator Notation and Precision

Monday, January 11th, 2010

How to change the notation and precision displayed by the online scientific calculator

The latest release of the online scientific calculator includes a new functionality: The preferences window. Here you can set the display format for the calculator results. This article gives a bit more information on how the calculator stores numbers internally, it’s precision limitations and explains how to use this new feature.


How to use the Random Function of the Scientific Calculator

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

As seen in a previous post, the new online scientific calculator now has a random generator function. This article describes the new function in detail and how to use it for generating random integers within a specified interval or for simulating random events such as the rolling of a dice.

Random integer function on the scientific calculator

Using the Random Integer Function on the Scientific Calculator


Least Common Multiple (LCM) and ROUND functions added to the calculator

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

The LCM and ROUND functions have been added to Alcula’s Online Scientific Calculator’s release 0.7.

This article describes what they are and how to use them.


Edit and Drag Functions

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

A few more improvements to the Online Scientific Calculator…

After implementing functions, in last version, this new release, 0.5, brings a bit of polishing to existing functionalities.

Here is what you will find in the new version:


Custom functions and random number generator

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

A new version (0.4) of the scientific calculator was released last week, with a few more buttons, useful features, and bug fixes.

New features available in version 0.4:


Alcula’s new Scientific Calculator

Friday, September 25th, 2009

Welcome to the first article of Alcula’s blog. Here you will find fresh information about the website, it’s new features and tools as well as general news on the world of calculators, math and other things related.

The most important piece of news for the site is the addition of the new Scientific Calculator. This is what this post is all about.

Alcula's new online calculator

Alcula's new online calculator

It has taken many months of development and it’s far from being complete but even at this stage it is the most complete tool for making calculations online. The current version is available here.

So what does it do?