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by Chad Lechner
by Chad Lechner
Myriad is a modern calculator for iPhone and iPad that offers 34 predesigned worksheets. Need to calculate the tip at a restaurant? There's a worksheet for that. Converting milliliters to teaspoons? There's a worksheet for that too. Buying a new home? Yep, there's a worksheet that tells you the monthly payment on the loan.33 worksheets are unlocked with in-app purchases, while the Restaurant Bill worksheet, general-purpose calculator, and all other features are completely free.In addition, Myriad has many useful features that other calculators leave out:• Myriad keeps a running math expression that shows everything you've entered.• A history list records each calculation you make so you can check for mistakes or copy past answers. You can easily delete, reuse, and reorder items.• Myriad includes sales tax buttons to add or subtract sales tax from a total.• A dedicated undo button lets you easily correct mistakes.• Tap "round" to round off numbers to a set decimal place.• Myriad includes keyboard shortcuts, perfect for iPad Pro.• Myriad automatically switches between light and dark themes and uses bolder, darker text when it’s bright out.• Choose between nine daytime colors and nine nighttime colors.• Myriad supports system-wide accessibility technologies, including Darken Colors and Smart Invert.• I even wrote a full user manual that you can read inside the app!Myriad is great for math and science problems too:• Enter extremely large or small numbers using exponential notation.• Calculate exponentials, logarithms, and factorials from the button pad in both portrait and landscape orientations.• Use the Trigonometry worksheet to convert angles and compute trig functions, the Quadratics worksheet to solve quadratic/parabolic equations, and the Exponentials worksheet to compute multiple exponentials and logarithms at once.Plus, it works on your wrist too:Use the Apple Watch app to make quick calculations from your wrist and impress your friends. It handles percentages and sales tax, and even includes a handy worksheet for figuring the tip and splitting payment when eating out.