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Copy of Google Search Tricks

Use the Google search box to find exactly what you're looking for, including answers to math problems and the current weather.

Adam Akerson

on 1 May 2010

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Transcript of Copy of Google Search Tricks

The History Of
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IRI's by Adam Akerson 1935-1945 Placing text in quotes searches for that exact phrase. Placing a - in front of a term excludes that word. - Example:
None of your results will have the word computer in them if you search for apple -computer. Inluding related: and the URL searches for results that are somehow related to that URL. related: Example:
Searching for related:google.com gives you results that have to do with searching the Web. Search within a web domain by including site: and the URL. site: Example:
Searching for battery site:learninginhand.com searches the Learning in Hand site for battery. 1945-1955 1955-1965 Get definitions of a word from multiple sources. define: Find out the current weather conditions and forecast for a city. weather: Quickly call up a map of a location. map Get the current time for any location. time Get current exchange rates for money. $$$ Get information about a URL, including a short description, links to its cache, similar pages, and sites that link to that URL. info: Infomercial Input a math expression for Google to solve. arithmetic ADDITION:
Entering 2+5 returns 7

Entering 2009-25 returns 1984

Entering 365*5 returns 1825

Entering 100/5 returns 20

Entering 4^2 returns 16

Entering 17%5 returns 2 (the remainder after division) Use Google to convert expressions with different units. conversion http://www.googleguide.com/calculator.html Learn lots more about using Google as a calculator: 1965-1975 1975-1985
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