Hello, my name is Thomas Smith. I am in the tenth grade. this isnt really a mathematical question. Our geometry teacher offered us extra credit if we could find out why the number 7 instead of 1 is first at the top of the numerical part of the calculator.
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On a keyboard, why is the number "7" on the top of the keypad as opposed to the number "1" at the top a telephone keypad? Please respond
I did some searching using Google and the best reference I could find is at http://www.phonetic.com/trivia.html where there is an answer to the question "Why are the telephone and calculator keypad arranged differently?"Cheers,