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EPSO Exams and Preparation: Use of calculator during exam

I was unable to verify if a calculator is permitted during the numerical test in pre-selection phase. Please whoever knows the answer, write to me

Watch This Topic By: NKOTSIRA@GMAIL.COM, 10 January 2012, 11:57:37

aglanea
10 January 2012, 19:07:26

as far as i know one can use a calculator application which is part of test application - it opens in a new window and looks much like a regular windows calculator.

you aren't permitted to use your own calculator, including watch calculators.

gleoitedeas
11 January 2012, 16:28:38

Hi,
during the computer-based test you will be provided with both a real calculator, which you will find on the desk, and an on-screen one, as said in the previous post.
Please note that any keyboard shortcuts for the calculator do not work.

Hope it helps,
Cheers,

gleoitedeas

Arabier
15 January 2012, 22:20:02

Ok, now if you need to calculate various sums, and then check which one is you answer, how do you do, do you have a have a summer memory to remember which of the sum you've calculated corresponds to the right answer, or are you allowed to note thing calculated with the screen calculator on a sheet of paper, so as to then decide whihc sum is right?
That's what I really would like to know.
I have also seen numerical excercises which imply using unknow variable, like, say X = total population, and so to find X you need to use things like X = 72,1/1045 = ec...
How do you do that with just a simple calculator on screen?
??

egudumac
16 January 2012, 16:04:52

What's wrong with using Excel? No one is going to use the calculator when he/she gets a job at EU.

preambula@list.ru
18 January 2012, 08:58:52

Arabier
Ok, now if you need to calculate various sums, and then check which one is you answer, how do you do, do you have a have a summer memory to remember which of the sum you've calculated corresponds to the right answer, or are you allowed to note thing calculated with the screen calculator on a sheet of paper, so as to then decide whihc sum is right?
That's what I really would like to know.
I have also seen numerical excercises which imply using unknow variable, like, say X = total population, and so to find X you need to use things like X = 72,1/1045 = ec...
How do you do that with just a simple calculator on screen?
??
egudumac
What's wrong with using Excel? No one is going to use the calculator when he/she gets a job at EU.
Exel is allowed to use?

claire
19 January 2012, 09:04:54

No, you can't use Excel during the test! And you're also given a little erasable white board to write on so you don't need to have a super memory.

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