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calculators and order of op
Posted:
Mar 15, 1995 10:50 PM


I'd like to get back to the calculator discussion. Simple 4function calculators like those used K6 often do NOT follow order of operationsscientific 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



