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Using Brackets on a Calculator

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

'Using Brackets on a Calculator' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 3

Curriculum topic:   Number

Curriculum subtopic:   Use Calculators/Technology for Accuracy

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Find the brackets keys on your calculator.  


There should be one to open brackets ( ....

.....and one to close brackets )


To work out the following, simply type it carefully on to your calculator screen.


520 - (577 + 581) =

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