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IR, can I use the numpad on the keyboard for calculator?

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IR, can I use the numpad on the keyboard for calculator?

Post Sun Jul 29, 2012 5:39 pm
hi,

I was wondering whether the on-screen calculator on the ACTUAL GMAT allows you to use the number pad on the keyboard?

-It doesn't work for the MGMAT IR sections
-it DOES work for the GMATprep software.

Thanks

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Post Mon Jul 30, 2012 12:39 pm
It works with MGMAT as well. You can try to contact MGMAT if there are any browser related issues,

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Post Tue Jul 31, 2012 5:22 pm
galak wrote:
hi,

I was wondering whether the on-screen calculator on the ACTUAL GMAT allows you to use the number pad on the keyboard?

-It doesn't work for the MGMAT IR sections
-it DOES work for the GMATprep software.

Thanks
According to OfficialGMAT, it will work on the real test as well. Smile

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Post Thu Aug 09, 2012 7:45 pm
eagleeye wrote:
According to OfficialGMAT, it will work on the real test as well. Smile
And I can attest that the calculator not only works, it's much better than the one in MGMAT and better than the one in GMATPrep. Picture the Windows built-in calculator because that's basically what I got (and assume what everyone gets). One of the greatest things I noticed compared MGMAT (and possibly GMATPrep) was that you are able to select answers while the calculator is still open. I think earlier draft versions you weren't able to. And yes, you can use the number pad which cut my time down by at least a minute.

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