Why Should Everyone Use Nickzom Calculator?

Nickzom Calculator

 

The Nickzom Calculator has been in existence since 2013, launched on the 2nd of December, and has had major developments in its functionality till date with the Pro version Nickzom Calculator+ coming in place. This app is user friendly, easy navigation and requires no Internet connection after installation. Not enough, there’s more.

The Nickzom Calculator is a web, mobile and desktop platform that solves calculation problems and display the steps of the solution right to the final answer.

Now imagine you have a calculation to solve and you do not know how to go about it or you have consulted your textbook to see how various questions are solved and you’re utterly disappointed because, they solved only the simpler ones, or you don’t just get how the problem was solved. It is because of situations like this that Nickzom Calculator exists. This app solves calculations on Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Finance, Accounting, Geology, Economics, Unit Conversions etcetera for quick and easy understanding.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Calculators

The technology is booming, and modern innovations and technology has changed our lives. There is a huge debate in our society, whether students should be allowed to use a calculator from such a young age. The advantages are balanced by the disadvantages. The debate has both positive and negative sides.

Advantages of Calculator

This technology allows students solve complicated problems quickly and in an efficient manner. Additionally, it can reduce the problem to simpler tasks and allows the student to devote more time in understanding the problem. Secondly, they are saved from monotonous calculations and the same boring mundane procedure.

The above advantages help students to avoid boredom, and it does not demoralize their mathematical understanding. If mathematics is not made entertaining, pupils can feel bored, and it can demoralize their mathematical understanding.

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The Effect of Calculators in a Professional Workplace

As a Professional, be it in Mathematics, Engineering, Medicine, Physics or any other career path, there is indeed the need to use various tools or technology in your field to achieve high end results. Sometimes these technologies are seen to produce positive results. Other times, it seems to have adverse effects

When dealing with advanced Mathematical problems, or trying to prove mathematical theorems, lots of research work, mundane steps, and records of theses findings, must be put into consideration. For example a mathematician or physicist will have to understand some programming languages, like python, Matlab etc. to compute equations and generate graphical representation to back up proof of their findings, experiments or research work, in a means to describe in terms of numbers and figures for example, the rate at which an action occurs (like the force of gravity pulling a falling stone at 9.8m/sec^2). It might also be required as a guide in helping publish a professional work or findings to other professionals in the field.

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The Top 10 Calculator Apps on Google Play Store for Android Devices

  1. NICKZOM CALCULATOR    Free/ $25.99
    The calculator encyclopedia consists of two calculators, the Nickzom and Nickzom+ calculators. The Nickzom calculator is an app that solves calculations and shows the steps on Mathematics, Physics, Engineering and Unit Conversions for quick and easy understanding.

    The goal of this math app is to provide one with solutions and steps to his or her calculations. Alongside a basic and scientific calculator. In Mathematics, Engineering, Physics and Unit Conversions, this app presents the formula, equations, parameters and operations, steps and answer to your question. The Nickzom+ has added calculator features for Health/fitness, Age, Basic, BMI, Date, Financial, Time, Time Zone, IP Subnet, Number Base and Scientific calculator and 30+ Unit Converters,
    A very lovely app, simple UI for everyone. it’s like an answer to all your problems.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nickzom.nickzomcalculator

  2. CALCU  Free/$1.99
    Calcu is one of the most popular calculator apps for Android. It features all of the basics. Some other features include a calculation history, memory keys, various customization features, themes, and gesture controls.

    It’s not a full scientific calculator, but it does have enough functions that goes beyond what you normally find in basic calculators with nice themes to suit your style. So if you’re looking for something a bit more than the basics, this works. The free version of the app contains ads.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.candl.athena

  3. GOOGLE CALCULATOR Free
    The Google Calculator provides simple and advanced mathematical functions in a beautifully designed app. Performs basic calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division

    You can get some more complex functions by swiping in from the right side, but it’s still rather limited, with a set of functions like trigonometry, logarithm etc. which are available. The other major feature is the three-dot tab. You can tap the top of the screen to reveal a three-dot menu that allows you to change decimals to fractions—and that’s about it. There’s no history or graphing.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.calculator

  4. DEMOS GRAPHING CALCULATOR   Free
    Demos Graphing Calculator is a good graphing calculator app substitute for the more popular handheld graphing calculators. It can do the basic stuff like most calculator apps. There is also a variety of scientific calculator options available. It can also do statistics, tables and more. Graphs are interactive with tons of data to share.

    Additionally, tables and statistics  can be customized. It will work well for most types of academia. It’s completely free with no in-app purchases.
    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.desmos.calculator

  5. DIGITALCHEMY CALCULATOR    Free/$1.99
    Digitalchemy has developed three calculator apps on Google play store Calculator plus, Fraction calculator and Artful calculator. The Calculator plus and the Artful calculator are basic calculators but with the latter having more themes. The Fraction calculator focuses more on fraction, carrying out all calculations in fractions. The Calculator plus is perfect for shopping, doing homework, balancing checkbooks, or even calculating taxes.
    They are easy to use and beautifully designed to do things better than your phone or handheld calculator ever did.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/developer?id=Digitalchemy,+LLC

  6. GRAPHING CALCULATOR BY MATHLAB   Free/$6.99
    Graphing Calculator by Mathlab is a scientific graphing calculator integrated with algebra and is an indispensable mathematical tool for students from high school to those in college or graduate school, or just anyone who needs more than what a basic calculator offers. It is designed to replace bulky and costly handheld graphing calculators and works on virtually any Android device or tablet. Nice 3D graphical view for better representation. Good for academic work.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=us.mathlab.android.calc.edu

  7. FINANCIAL CALCULATOR    Free
    Financial Calculators is a series of calculators to help you make sense and keep track of your finances. It features various modes that can help you easily calculate anything from Return of Investments(ROI), to loan interest and even taxes. There have been reported issues with a few of the modes, but the vast majority of them work pretty well. Anyone in need of keeping up with their finances should check this out. It’s completely free with no in-app purchases. It does have ads.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.financial.calculator

  8. HiPER SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR    Free/$2.99
    The calculator has 15 digits of significand and 3 digits of exponent in its free version and up to 100 digits of significand and 9 digits of exponent in HiPER Calc Pro. It has most of the basic scientific calculator functions, a built-in unit converter with over 200 units, and even some obscure features like a random number generator, permutations, etc.  It detects repeating decimals and numbers can also be entered as fractions or converted to fractions. The Pro version has the “expression” mode in which you can write expressions in a natural way and watch your calculations. The result is displayed as a number, simplified expression etc.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=cz.hipercalc

  9. REALCALC
    The RealCalc Plus is the Pro version of the RealCalc calculator app,designed to look and operate exactly like a real hand-held calculator. It has all the standard scientific functions plus fractions, degrees/minutes/seconds, history, memories, customizable unit conversions and constants. You can choose from a number of display styles and formats. It also supports binary, octal and hexadecimal calculations and has an optional RPN mode. RealCalc Plus is easy to use, but has full help included in the app.



    http://www.quartic-software.co.uk/limk.html?id=plus_google

  10. CALCULATOR++    Free/$4.00
    The Calculator++ offers more than the basic calculator. This app has both a Simple and an Engineer mode. It supports a wide variety of functions, a history of everything you’ve calculated, and it can even create graphs.

    One cool feature is the swipe buttons. Swipe up on a button to activate the above option, and swipe down to activate the option below. It’s also customizable, with several different theme options available. Along with a widget for your home screen, it includes a floating window mode.
    This app does contain ads. You can get rid of ads for $4. Overall, it strikes a nice balance between being simple and functional.

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.solovyev.android.calculator

    If we missed any of your best calculator apps for Android, you can tell us about them in the comments section below.

The Importance and Value of Calculators in Schools

With constant advancement in technology there is no doubt, the need to keep up with the dynamics as well as involving technology in every intrinsic part of society. Not doing so can leave a community or nation at large at the mercy of the developed worlds. The simple calculator finds its invention nearly fifty years ago, growing from the simple Abacus, to the basic digital calculator that can perform simple four-function operations (addition, division, multiplication and subtraction) to the more sophisticated machine capable of executing highly technical algebraic symbolic manipulations at high accuracy and speed. The calculator comes in various types, models, sizes and design to fit various budget and user’s preference, very portable and has found its way into various institution including schools.

But what does this mean for learning institutions?

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