Join Anson Alexander for an in-depth discussion in this video Learn the 6, 7, 8, 9, and 0 keys, part of Learning Typing (2014).
The six, seven, eight, nine, and zero keys…are typed in the same fashion as the…one, two, three, four and five keys…but with the right hand instead of the left hand.…The six and seven keys are typed using…the right index finger.…Like when typing the four and five keys…with your left hand, when you stretch…your index finger to reach these keys,…you may need to bend your other fingers more…to allow them to curl up on top of…their home row key positions.…The eight key is typed using the right…middle finger and can be struck by…extending the middle finger directly up and to the left.…
The nine and zero keys are probably…the most difficult keys to master in this section…because they're typed using the pesky…ring and pinky fingers.…The nine key is typed using the right ring finger…and the zero key is typed using the right pinky finger.…Like when typing the one and two keys…with the left hand, it's okay…if your hand rotates a bit counterclockwise…and one or two of your other fingers need…to move slightly away from the home row…
- Summarize the most effective posture to utilize during typing.
- Identify the advantages of the DVORAK keyboard layout.
- Explain where your hands should rest on the keyboard.
- Summarize the process for effectively typing capital letters.
- Recall which finger should be used to press the function, control, option, and command keys.
- Identify the hand position used when typing using the numeric keypad.
Skill Level Beginner
1. Typing Fundamentals
2. The Home Row and Thumbs
3. Letter Keys
4. Number and Math Keys
5. Additional Keys
6. Numeric Keypad
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