Poll: What's your favorite 43S layout?
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a) 11.94% 8 11.94%
b) 80.60% 54 80.60%
c) 7.46% 5 7.46%
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A poll again, concerning the 43S (again)
01-03-2015, 11:34 PM (This post was last modified: 01-03-2015 11:36 PM by walter b.)
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RE: A poll again, concerning the 43S (again)
(01-03-2015 07:33 PM)brouhaha Wrote:  
(01-03-2015 08:59 AM)walter b Wrote:  we found that the order of the arithmetic operators on the hp-35 was quite arbitrary.

I don't recall that "we" reached a consensus on that. Some of us find the original order logical and useful.

Quote:When moving them to the right on the Voyagers, they where sorted properly.

I don't think there is consensus on that either.

Please try to see it this way: billions of people learn the arithmetic operators in this order + - * / , building up their mathematical knowledge. Thus, + - * / going bottom up looks quite natural to them. OTOH, - + * / top down was learned by some hundred thousand users of vintage HP calculators. At least 75% of those have died meanwhile (my guess). I leave it to you to calculate the ratio.

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RE: A poll again, concerning the 43S (again) - walter b - 01-03-2015 11:34 PM
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