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Topic: calculators and order of op
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calculators and order of op
Posted: Mar 15, 1995 10:50 PM
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I'd like to get back to the calculator discussion. Simple 4-function
calculators like those used K-6 often do NOT follow order of
operations--scientific calculators do. Is this confusing for students?

(Try 5+6*2. Is this (5+6)*2 on your calculator or the correct 5+(6*2)?)
Maxine Bridger

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