Small words (a, the) sometimes matter, like when they distinguish between two similar entities.
Punctuation that matters: $, #, and + (when used as C++, Google+)
Google is able to see the plus sign
(+) (e.g., Google+ or C++ or +Google),
the pound sign (#) (e.g., #Google or C#),
the at symbol (@) (e.g., @Google),
the percent symbol (%) (e.g., 45%)
Google can also see the dollar sign ($) (e.g., $12).
Search social media
@ in front of a word to search social media. For example:
$ in front of a number. For example:
# in front of a word. For example:
- in front of a word you want to leave out. For example,
jaguar speed -car
Put a word or phrase inside quotes. For example,
.. between two numbers. For example,
OR" between each search query. For example,
marathon OR race.
site:" in front of a site or domain. For example,
related:" in front of a web address you already know. For example,
cache:" in front of the site address. cache:fvtc.edu/library Does not work if Google does not take snapshot from time to time. (Alternative is Internet Archive: Wayback Machine OR Wayback Machine OR Internet Archive OR Wayback Machine)
Examples you can try:
what is the volume of a cylinder with radius 4cm and height 8cm
formula for a triangle perimeter
find the diameter of a sphere whose volume is 524 gallons
a^2+b^2=c^2 calc a=4 b=7 c=?
Graph for sin(x)/(y*(-3))
Find better keywords from search results
Using [define] and the Google Dictionary
[city name] attractions
weather [any location]
time [any location]
Search titles only: intitle: or allintitle:
Search text only: intext: or allintext:
Search URLs only: inurl: or allinurl:
Web address/URL: https://WHO.org/Other
The WHO organization or individual that owns the site; The domain in which it is hosted (.com, .gov, .org, .bb, etc.); and Other information about what is contained on the page.
weatherto see the weather in your location or add a city name, like
weather seattle, to find weather for a certain place.
3*9123, or solve complex graphing equations.
3 dollars in euros.
Internet Explorer: upper left
Android tablet: Select menu in top right,
then select "Find on page" in the menu.
iPad (Safari) upper right
Safari: Upper right
Chrome: Upper right
Firefox: Bottom left corner of the screen.
There is no easy way to use Control-F/ Command-F to find two words near each other if they are not adjacent.
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