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Although calculators have been popular for nearly thirty years, they continue to be an important tool in projects involving calculation.

The following examples demonstrates how calculators facilitate the learning experiences of the student information scientist.

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friendsWorking a project for English and Math, Lizzie is planning a home improvement project. Her family is going to put vinyl siding on their house. With the help of her friend, she takes measurements of the house and uses the calculator to determine the amount of materials needed for the project. Ultimately she uses an electronic spreadsheet to create her project budget.

Explore Lizzie's investigation for more detail.

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