Patent Number: 7,613,754

Title: Contemporaneous symbolic and numeric presentation

Abstract: A piece of software running on either a computer or a calculator for receiving a mathematical expression is described. The mathematical expression is evaluated to obtain its symbolic result. If the symbolic result can be resolved to its numeric result, the software executes to obtain the numeric result. The software displays contemporaneously the symbolic result and the numeric result.

Inventors: Yu; Jinsong (Sammamish, WA), Kunz; William Ben (Seattle, WA)

Assignee: Microsoft Corporation

International Classification: G06F 3/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017