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home diff anomaly - roadrunner - 06-17-2017 01:41 PM

In home type:


you get:


which, if you go thru the algebra, is correct. However, if you click on the answer and then click enter you get:


on the command line which:

a. is incorrect, and;
b. not the same as the equation on line one of the stack.

The parenthesis is misplaced: X^(1/5)^-4 should be (X^1/5)^-4

This is on the emulator for PC, the handheld, and the free android app. Originally I thought only the handheld exhibited this behavior but just recently noticed it on the newer versions as well.

Here's a screen shot: