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Jacqueline McDonald

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order of operations
Posted: May 16, 1995 11:00 AM
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I am curious about the history behind this discussion?

How did arithmetic and algebraic orders evolve?

Was one pre-existent? In that case, what prompted the evolution of the other?

Perhaps some of the historical aspects of this could enliven discussions
and interest.

Anyone know?


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