[nabs-l] How to do pre-algebra and algebra on the computer?

Angela Roberts angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 20 19:27:45 UTC 2016


Do you know if you're able to find the numbers up vertically? Also, can you
write fractions vertically?

On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Angela Roberts <angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi have NVDA
>
> On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Cricket Bidleman <cricketbidleman at gmail.com
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','cricketbidleman at gmail.com');>> wrote:
>
>> Not yet. JAWS accessibility is being worked on as we speak. It works
>> with NVDA though, and NVDA is a free program. As a JAWS user, I
>> recommend getting NVDA because there are certain things that JAWS will
>> not work for that NVDA will, and vice versa. I'll let you know when
>> JAWS accessibility is complete. The Accessible Equation Editor has
>> only been in existence for maybe a year. Maybe not even that. Of
>> course, it was built on the Equation Editor, which has existed for a
>> long while, but the guy who created both didn't even know about the
>> screenreaders and Braille technology that blind people use until late
>> 2014. Hope that helps!
>>
>> Best,
>> Cricket Bidleman
>>
>> On 7/20/16, Angela Roberts <angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Does the software work with Jaws?
>> >
>> > On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Cricket Bidleman <
>> cricketbidleman at gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi Angela,
>> >>
>> >> The Accessible Equation Editor is free of charge! And it's online, no
>> >> installation required. In case you didn't catch the last part of my
>> >> email, you can just cut and paste stuff from the equation editor into
>> >> a word doc and send it to your teacher. That way you will have all of
>> >> the proper symbols etc. Or you can always just copy and paste your
>> >> work into an email body and send it that way. Hope that helps!
>> >>
>> >> Best,
>> >> Cricket Bidleman
>> >>
>> >> On 7/20/16, Angela Roberts via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
>> <javascript:;>>
>> >> wrote:
>> >> > Do you know if the Pearson's equation editor is free to use? Also,
>> how
>> >> > would I then email my assignments to my teacher?
>> >> >
>> >> > On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, Cricket Bidleman via NABS-L
>> >> > <nabs-l at nfbnet.org <javascript:;>>
>> >> > wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> Zunaira,
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Angela said she is a large print user, so a BrailleNote Touch or
>> >> >> BrailleNote Apex would not necessarily be the solution.
>> >> >>
>> >> >> Best,
>> >> >> Cricket Bidleman
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On 7/20/16, Wasif, Zunaira via NABS-L <nabs-l at nfbnet.org
>> >> >> <javascript:;>
>> >> <javascript:;>>
>> >> >> wrote:
>> >> >> > The Braille note touch allows you to write in nemyth code using a
>> >> >> > braille
>> >> >> > keyboard and translates it into the appropriate print. You can
>> email
>> >> >> > your
>> >> >> > homework to the professor directly from the device.
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > -----Original Message-----
>> >> >> > From: NABS-L [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org <javascript:;>
>> >> <javascript:;>] On
>> >> >> Behalf Of Angela Roberts
>> >> >> > via NABS-L
>> >> >> > Sent: Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:21 PM
>> >> >> > To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list <
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>> >> >> > Cc: Angela Roberts <angelaroberts10886 at gmail.com <javascript:;>
>> >> <javascript:;>>
>> >> >> > Subject: [nabs-l] How to do pre-algebra and algebra on the
>> computer?
>> >> >> >
>> >> >> > Hello all, hope you're having a wonderful afternoon.
>> >> >> > I recently spoke to my math teacher from Hadley, Who informed me
>> >> >> > that
>> >> >> once I
>> >> >> > began the pre-algebra series and then move on to the algebra
>> series,
>> >> it
>> >> >> will
>> >> >> > be very difficult for me to do the math problems on the computer.
>> >> >> > I do not know Grade 2 Braille or the Braille code for Math.  Does
>> >> >> > anybody
>> >> >> > have any suggestions on how to complete the pre-algebra and
>> algebra
>> >> >> problems
>> >> >> > using the computer? I am partially sighted, so I use vision to
>> help
>> >> >> > me
>> >> >> > as
>> >> >> > well as a screen reader.
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