Does anyone know?

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I have a question regarding the written and mathematics part of the MCAT. Does anyone know if we are allowed to use a computer, or is the written part done by hand? How about the mathematics. Are we permitted to use a calculator on the more difficult problems?

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I hope you were just playing around, if not then you need to do more research on what is on the MCAT. First of all there is no Mathematics part on the MCAT.
There are
1) Verbal Reasoning (Comprehension)
2) Physical Sciences (Physics + Gen Chem)
3) Biological Sciences (Biology + Organic Chem)
4) Essay (and yes they are Hand written.)

And NO, you can not use a calculator for the Physics section either. You are only allowed to bring some pencils, and a black ink pen. THAT'S IT. No computer, or calculator, or even scratch paper. Now you better get studying for that MCAT in April.