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RE: Order of operations  what is 6÷2(1+2) ?  Gerson W. Barbosa  01042021 04:28 AM (01042021 04:16 AM)WrongWay Wrote: 2^2 on the 41CV evaluates to 4 You’re probably doing 2 CHS x^2 That’s (2)^2 If you want 2^2 then the right keystrokes sequence should be 2 x^2 CHS RE: Order of operations  what is 6÷2(1+2) ?  WrongWay  01042021 05:52 AM Or the respondent is being a bit of a smart ass . Agreed though, there is no room for ambiguity. you need to be clear if you want (2)^2 or (2)^2. Happy new year to all. RE: Order of operations  what is 6÷2(1+2) ?  mfleming  01042021 03:39 PM (01042021 04:26 AM)rprosperi Wrote: If the equation is ambiguous and precedence rules are not provided, a 'correct' answer is not possible, and it probably means someone is trying to lure you in to a conversation like this one. Code:
