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Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 [Old Version] by Microsoft

Software Details

Brand: MicrosoftMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows Vista
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Description

Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 Win32 English US Only DVD Mini Box.

Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows XP

Product Features

  • A full set of study aids that help get homework done right the first time
  • Students can find trusted and up-to-date information quickly and easily using Encarta Premium 2008
  • Mathematical tools help students tackle math and science problems quickly and easily
  • Tools for completing foreign language assignments and a full-featured dictionary to help translate and conjugate
  • Includes more than 1,000 book summaries that help students understand some of the most commonly studied literary works

Editorial Review

Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 is a productivity suite of homework tools and trusted information designed to help students quickly and easily complete assignments in a variety of subjects and excel in school.



Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 gives students a full set of tools to help them succeed and get homework done right the first time.


Make research entertaining. Find information on just about any topic. Thousands of articles, photos, sound clips, and links to related information from trusted sources(2)-plus political, climatic, and topographical maps of the world-make discovering new information fun!


Equation Solver. Enter a problem into the Equation Solver and get step-by-step help on how to solve it. And with free online access to Hotmath(3), students can quickly find their textbook and select the problem they're solving. They'll instantly receive step-by-step guidance on how to solve the problem and what the correct answer should be.

Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 gives students a full set of tools to help them succeed and get homework done right the first time.

Full-featured graphing calculator
A full-featured graphing calculator that's simple to learn and use (similar to those costing more than $100!) helps visualize and solve math and science problems.

Equation Solver
Stuck on a math problem? Input your own problems into the Equation Solver and get a quick answer and step-by-step help on how to solve it.

Triangle Solver and Equation Library
Interact with a library of more than 100 equations and explore the relationships of triangles and their parts while viewing associated rules or graphs.

Learning Essentials
Get past the blank page. Learning Essentials helps students achieve better grades. Step-by-step writing tips and preformatted report and presentation templates give students a quick start in creating great-looking reports and presentations.

Foreign language help
A full-featured dictionary helps translate and conjugate verbs in Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Learning Essentials also unlocks tools in Microsoft Office that are specially designed for foreign language study, providing templates and tools for completing assignments in Spanish, French, and German.

Book summaries
Need to know more about that literary story? Includes more than 1,000 book summaries that help students understand some of the most commonly studied literary works from middle school to college level.

The easy, all-in-one homework assistant that helps students excel in school.
Designed to be easy to use and simple to learn, Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 makes learning fun. Whether it's a math, research, or foreign language assignment, students can find the right tools and information to get homework started quickly, get fast answers to academic questions, and complete assignments that can help earn higher grades.

Find trusted content when you need it.
Complete with Encarta Premium 2008, the #1 best-selling encyclopedia software brand(1), it's content you can trust. With editorially approved content, students can use Web Links to more than 25,000 Web sites, preselected by Encarta editors for relevant and age-appropriate research material(2). Through multimedia content, Encarta Premium 2008 provides engaging visual tools to help explore and discover historical events and places. It even includes Encarta Kids, a separate encyclopedia geared to young learners ages 7 to 12!

Get questions answered fast.
With time pressures to complete assignments, it's frustrating to get stuck without knowing where to go for answers. Whether they're stumped on a math, science, or a foreign language problem, students can quickly get the answers they need. They also get helpful ideas on how to solve problems, so the next time they're more likely to figure out the answer on their own!

Includes a full suite of homework tools to help students get homework done right the first time.


Foreign language tools help complete assignments in Spanish, French, German, and Italian


Quickly grasp the plots and themes of commonly studied books.

Encarta Premium 2008
Students can fi nd the information they're looking for-quickly and easily-with Encarta Premium 2008. With trusted content that's accurate and up-to-date, Encarta has been the #1 best-selling encyclopedia software brand for the past 8 years!(1) You'll be amazed at how much time your student will spend researching-compelled by the sights and sounds of one fascinating presentation after another.

Students can easily-and quickly-access trusted information provided by world experts. And since they can automatically download updates from the Encarta Web site, they'll have up-to-date and accurate reference software when they need it.(2)

Encarta Premium 2008 comes complete with a wide range of reference tools, including a dynamic atlas, dictionary, thesaurus, and language translation dictionaries.

Microsoft Math
Microsoft Math features a large collection of tools, tutorials, and instructions designed to help students learn mathematical concepts while quickly solving math problems. In an instant, they'll see how to solve problems-step by step! Works for many grade levels-from basic math, pre-algebra, algebra (including logarithms and exponents) to trigonometry!

Need advanced help? A full-featured graphing calculator that's simple to learn and use (similar to those costing more than $100!) helps visualize and solve math and science problems.

Triangle Solver and Equation Library. Interact with a library of more than 100 equations and explore the relationships of triangles and their parts while viewing associated rules or graphs.

Templates and Tutorials
Having trouble getting started on class projects? Sometimes the hardest part about completing a project is getting started. Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 includes the latest version of Learning Essentials.

Working with Microsoft Office Word, Office PowerPoint, and Office Excel (in either Microsoft Office XP, Office 2003, or the 2007 Microsoft Office system, sold separately), Learning Essentials helps students achieve better grades. Step-by-step writing tips and preformatted report and presentation templates give students a quick start in creating great-looking reports and presentations.

Get past the blank page. Easy-to-use tools, templates, and tutorials help students get past formatting questions to the core learning in assignments. Learning Essentials includes tips and tutorials for managing projects and creating high-quality reports, presentations, science projects, and other assignments.

Foreign Language
A full-featured dictionary helps translate and conjugate verbs in Spanish, French, German, and Italian. Learning Essentials also unlocks tools in Microsoft Office that are specially designed for foreign language study, providing templates and tools for completing assignments in Spanish, French, and German.

Literature
Need to know more about that literary story? Microsoft Student with Encarta Premium 2008 includes more than 1,000 book summaries that help students understand some of the most commonly studied literary works from middle school to college level.

Note:

1. The NPD Group/NPD Techworld, January 2000 to February 2007. Based on total U.S. retail sales.

2. An active Internet connection is required for Math Online Help, Update Encarta, Web Links, Weather and Radio Links and Encarta Premium Online. Update Encarta and Math Online Help are available through October 2008. Access to Encarta Online Premium requires a Microsoft .NET Passport (Windows Live ID) and an Internet connection. You must be 13 years or older to create a Windows Live ID.

3. Hotmath contains primarily US-based textbook problems.

More Details

Publisher: MicrosoftCategory: Encyclopedias & DictionariesBinding: DVD-ROMLanguage: English

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