Help a newbie with a calculation result

09142017, 05:49 PM
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RE: Help a newbie with a calculation result
(09142017 05:24 PM)Skfir Wrote: Hi guys. Sorry, I am a pianist, doing math for the sake of selfeducation. SO I am quite stupid in it. I enter the following in my HP Prime: 2^4 and it gives me the result 16, but shouldn't it be positive 16? because 2*2*2*2=16? hi, is a problem of "order of operations" (see here). (2)^4 is 16, instead 2^4 is the same as (2)^4 that's simply 16. 2*2*2*2 is seen with *implicit (), but not the power (2^4)... Salvo ∫aL√0mic (IT9CLU) :: HP Prime 50g 41CX 71b 42s 39s 35s 12C 15C  DM42, DM41X  WP34s Prime Soft. Lib 

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Help a newbie with a calculation result  Skfir  09142017, 05:24 PM
RE: Help a newbie with a calculation result  salvomic  09142017 05:49 PM
RE: Help a newbie with a calculation result  John Colvin  09142017, 05:50 PM
RE: Help a newbie with a calculation result  DrD  09142017, 05:52 PM
RE: Help a newbie with a calculation result  Aries  09142017, 06:13 PM
RE: Help a newbie with a calculation result  Skfir  09142017, 09:06 PM
RE: Help a newbie with a calculation result  Aries  09152017, 06:08 PM

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