How to Use VRT as a Simple Calculator

We will walk you through the tips and tricks on how to use VRT as a calculator in a few easy steps.

STEP 1

Make sure you have a project open in the Virtual Robotics Toolkit, as well as a blank EV3 project. Turn on the Virtual Brick by clicking the middle button.

STEP 2

The virtual brick needs to be connected to the Virtual Robotics toolkit. Do this by checking the WIFI box.

STEP 3

When you click the red tab, you will see the math block. Drag and drop it to the start of the program. Set the mode to addition, subtraction, multiplication, etc.

STEP 4

Click on the green tab below. Then drag the display block and place it after the math block.

STEP 5

Set it to Text, then choose Pixels. Then click the “Mindstorms” text and select “Wired”.

STEP 6

Click on the results box on the math block and drag it across to connect it to the Text block as shown.

STEP 7

Click on the orange tab. Then drag the wait block and drop it in between the math block and the display block.

STEP 8

Set the time in seconds according to your preferences.

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