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Simple division results in two answers - MullenJohn - 03-14-2019 06:10 PM
When doing the division in the mode APP Function using Home key the result is 72000/1.5 = 48000. However when doing 72000/(10*1.05) = 6857.14285714 Please tell me what I am missing. Cheers! RE: Simple division results in two answers - antidote - 03-14-2019 06:24 PM
10*1.05=10.5, not 1.5. RE: Simple division results in two answers - dietmar13 - 03-14-2019 06:29 PM
what are you missing? simple maths: 10*1.05 = 10.5 != 1.5 ... RE: Simple division results in two answers - KeithB - 03-14-2019 09:01 PM
An HP71 in CALC mode would show you this right away. 8^) RE: Simple division results in two answers - brierand - 03-15-2019 01:08 AM
I think the question is why dividing by a divisor that is 10 times bigger does not result in a quotient 10 times smaller. It may simply be a typing mistake: 72000 / (10 * 1.5) = 4800 = 48000 / 10 The typing mistake is the use of 1.05 instead of 1.5 RE: Simple division results in two answers - Claudio L. - 03-15-2019 01:31 PM
(03-14-2019 06:10 PM)MullenJohn Wrote: When doing the division in the mode APP Function using Home key What are you missing? R P N!!! |