Magic Box



Your powerful toolbox to make lessons more engaging

Magic Box

Your powerful toolbox to make lessons more engaging

Calculator

The calculator can be found in Magic Box's tools menu and is available in all versions of myViewBoard Whiteboard. Use the calculator to perform mathematical calculations during a math presentation.

This tool can be used on the canvas in Present and Prepare modes.

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USE WHILE IN DESKTOP MODE

This tool can be used while navigating in desktop mode in the Windows version of Whiteboard.

Windows

Add a calculator to the canvas

  1. On the main toolbar, press I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg.
  2. In the Magic Box window, select I-magic-box-tools.svg.
  3. Double press MB Tools Icon Calculator.PNG (or press and drag the icon onto the canvas).
  4. The calculator will appear on the canvas.

Actions available

Preview of the calculator tool within myViewBoard Whiteboard for Windows.

Icon
Operation
Description
Percent
Returns a percent calculation of the number entered.
Radical
Calculates the root of the current entry.
Square
Returns the square of current entry.
1/x
1 divided by the current entry.
CE
Clears the last entry.
C
Clears the whole computation.
Backspace
Deletes only one digit.
Divide
Performs a division operation.
Multiply
Performs a multiplication operation.
Minus
Performs a subtraction operation.
Plus
Performs an addition operation.
Equals
Shows the calculation result.
Plus minus.png
+/- sign
Change arithmetic sign.
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Android & iOS

Add a calculator to the canvas

  1. On the main toolbar, press I-main-tool-bar-magic-box.svg.
  2. In the Magic Box window, select I-magic-box-tools.svg.
  3. Double press MB Tools Icon Calculator.PNG.
  4. The calculator will appear on the canvas.

Actions available

Preview of the calculator tool within myViewBoard Whiteboard for Android & iOS.

Icon
Operation
Description
Percent
Returns a percent calculation of the number entered.
Radical
Calculates the root of the current entry.
Square
Returns the square of current entry.
1/x
1 divided by the current entry.
CE
Clears the last entry.
C
Clears the whole computation.
Backspace
Deletes only one digit.
Divide
Performs a division operation.
Multiply
Performs a multiplication operation.
Minus
Performs a subtraction operation.
Plus
Performs an addition operation.
Equals
Shows the calculation result.
Plus minus.png
+/- sign
Change arithmetic sign.
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Lesson idea

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DEMO MATH CALCULATIONS

Use the different functions to solve math equations while in front of the class. Demonstrate the keystrokes for a given calculation and have students do the same.

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