Use Spotlight to do Math

Quick tip for today. If you own a Mac you can do arithmetic in Spotlight. No need to even open Calculator. Spotlight performs a variety of functions too, including:

  • Basics: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
  • Powers & Squareroots
  • Sin, Cos, Tan and their inverses (sinh, cosh & tanh)
  • π (Pi)
  • e, ln & log

So next time you need to do some quick math, use Spotlight!

Spotlight Math


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