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Casio ClassPad 101 Introduction Manual

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Lesson 2
Introduction to Main and the Soft Keyboard
Welcome
In this lesson, we will eventually explore the ClassPad's Main
application and the soft keyboard. To begin, though, we need to cover
some terminology that is common to all PC applications and some
specific to the ClassPad.
Lesson Goals
To learn basic window terminology
To become comfortable using the Main Application
To learn how to use the soft keyboard
To learn how to change number format
In Lesson 2, you will learn how to:
Identify specific parts of a window
Use the ClassPad's soft keyboard
Store a number in a variable and clear variables
Use the Main application's buttons and menus
Change number format
Change from base 10 to other bases
Upon completion of this lesson, you will be able to
answer the following questions:
1. What is an application?
2. What are two ways to open the soft keyboard?
3. How do I change from the abc keyboard to the 2D keyboard?
4. What does the
5. What does the
6. What are mode settings and how do we change them?
7. What information shows in the status bar?
8. What is a single variable?
9. What is the imaginary unit?
Time required
About 60 minutes.
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for ClassPad Version 3.00+

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  • Page 1

    Lesson 2 Introduction to Main and the Soft Keyboard Welcome In this lesson, we will eventually explore the ClassPad’s Main application and the soft keyboard. To begin, though, we need to cover some terminology that is common to all PC applications and some specific to the ClassPad.

  • Page 2: Getting Started

    [Important] Become familiar with basic System Menu Button (ClassPad Specific) Window Border Status Cursor Pad (Calculator Specific) ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA terminology. window Menu Bar Toolbar Scrollbar Work Area Icon Panel (ClassPad Specific –...

  • Page 3

    Some ClassPad toolbar buttons are in dropdown button palettes. button on Main’s toolbar toggles a result between fraction and decimal quickly. ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA ) Opens a menu that looks similar in all The SpreadSheet Application...

  • Page 4

    Cursor Pad Provides a way to move cursor position up, down, left  or right. Keypad Provides quick access to the most commonly used keys.  ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA This window is active (has focus).

  • Page 5

    You should see a triangle. We will return to Geometry in lesson 3. 14. Get a screen capture. Add two blank spaces following the second screen capture and then paste this one. ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA button. button again.

  • Page 6

    (easy to find) e. Press the back arrow button (I) to go back. ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA Hint: Click in the box or use move the cursor to the denominator] ...

  • Page 7

    Important: To delete all variable contents at one time, select Edit/Clear All Variables and then click OK. ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA are single variables (we get an error and press EXE ( ...

  • Page 8

    11. Get a screen capture. Add two blank spaces following the second screen capture and then paste this one. ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA , press the right arrow key to get out from ...

  • Page 9

    Click on your first math line and then EXE (nice!) *But what if you want to go one line at a time? ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA  2011 Author: Diane Whitfield...

  • Page 10

    10 g. Press EXE h. Note 10b=1*2 +0*2 =2 (base 10) ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA Just tap it! +3*10 Notice the status bar shows Bin (short for Binary).

  • Page 11

    10. Click the symbols when you find them so that they show in your window. Get a screen capture. Add two blank spaces following the second screen capture and then paste this one. ClassPad 101 Lesson 2 CASIO COPYRIGHT CASIO MRD Center, Portland, Oregon, USA . We get an error because ...

  • Page 12

    PART IV Reflection Exercises You have just completed the second lesson in ClassPad 101, great! Learning terminology is not as much fun as entering things into the ClassPad, but learning the terminology is important so that we can talk in a technical way! Try to review pages 2 and 3 until you are comfortable with each term.

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