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Why do numpads on keyboards and phones have reversed layouts?

If you look at the layout of a calculator the numbers are always sorted like this:

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Most phone dail pads the numbers are sorted starting with 1

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Does anyone know why?

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marked as duplicate by dhmholley, Marjan Venema, Ben Brocka Jan 14 '13 at 18:00

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Used Google, this is what I found: http://www.vcalc.net/Keyboard.htm

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