What is the Numeric Keypad?
It is a group of keys located on the right side of the keyboard.
It looks like a calculator, because it has both number and symbols for
mathematical equations. It also has
its own plus sign, minus sign, Enter key, Delete key, and Num lock key.
When should you use the Numeric Keypad?
should use it to type numbers when you
dont need to type letters. It is
great for typing things like phone numbers for numeric statistics (i.e. baseball
statistics, numeric dates, etc.)
The Num Lock key must be turned
on in order to use the numeric keypad.
Which keys are the home-row keys for the numeric keypad?
middle row, which is the 4, 5, and 6
Which fingers are placed on the numeric home-row keys?
Right hand keys
right index finger on the number 4
The right middle finger on the number
The right ring finger on the number
Where should your right thumb rest?
right thumb should rest on the number 0
Where should your right pinky finger rest?
should rest or be placed on the Enterkey.
Which keys do the home-row key 4 type?
Numbers 7; 1
the number 4 one must move:
Up to type the number 7
Down center to type the number 1
Which keys do the home-row key 5 type?
Numbers 8; 2; "/"
the number 5 one must move:
Up to type the number 8
Down to type the number 2
Up to type the /
Which keys do the home-row key 6 type?
Numbers 9; 2; .
(decimal point); * (multiplication sign); -
(minus sign); +
From the number 6 one must move:
Up to type the number 9
Down to type the number 3
Down to type the .
Up to type the *
Diagonally up and right to type the - (minus sign)
Right to type the + (plus sign)