Quick - what's the answer to 25.31 x 45.73? Don't have a calculator close by? Don't care to interest yourself in a long multiplication problem? No problem, Google can do the math for you!
GOOGLE QUICK TIP #14
The following symbols stand for these standard math operations:
Percentage of % of
Say for example, I want to calculate 15.87% of the total of 2.31 times 45.0 to the 5.99th power. I'd type in the following into Google to find the answer:
15.87% of (2.31*45.9)^5.99
More tips at http://www.google.com/help/calculator.html
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