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Re: Calculator question
Posted: Jul 23, 1998 11:47 AM
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The TI 82 does not use the standard order of operations. Juxtaposition comes
befroe multiplication, so, for example, 2/3x means 2/(3x) on the TI 82, but
means (2/3)x every where else. This inconsistency was corrected on the TI-83.
Hope that explanation helps.

Maxine Bridger
The Cambridge School of Weston
Weston, MA

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