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Topic: Reason for operator precedence
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Toni Lassila

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Re: Reason for operator precedence
Posted: Mar 14, 2006 8:56 AM
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On Tue, 14 Mar 2006 13:31:57 GMT, "Dik T. Winter" <>

>But try to write the polynomial x^7 + 2x^6 - 3x^5 + 2x^4 +7x^3 - 3x^2 - 5x + 8
>without assuming precedence. It is to avoid large numbers of parenthesis.

You could use RPN. But that's just too perverse for words.

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