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Use Brackets on a Calculator

In this worksheet, students will use the brackets keys on their calculator to work out the given calculations.

'Use Brackets on a Calculator' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Year:  Year 7 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Calculators/Technology for Accuracy

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Take a good look at your calculator! Can you find the brackets keys?


There should be one to open bracketsand one to close brackets ).


To work out the following, simply type it carefully on to your calculator screen, in the order in which it is written.


520 - (577 + 581)  =


Did you get -638 as your answer?


That is correct!


Let's try out some more in the questions that follow.


Don't you just love using your calculator!


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