on the RPN mentioning sharp pc1211, v.albillo, el506w and recurring topics

12042017, 08:54 AM
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RE: on the RPN mentioning sharp pc1211, v.albillo, el506w and recurring topics
(12032017 06:54 PM)pier4r Wrote: I read several passionate post about the advantages of RPN in this and other forums, but the arguments were never that solid for me. At the end those could be summarized by "Engineers compose the formula on the fly while typing, especially on the field, so RPN is more versatile for the job". I actually like both! Algebraic is the way I'd write the expression but RPN is the way I'd manually solve the expression. Write down an expression in algebraic. Now manually solve it. I'll bet you use RPN and use PMDAS to solve within parentheses calculating the inner parentheses first then combining the subexpressions to work outward. Example: Solve (4+7) * (6+2)  (3+5) * (9+3) You'd probably calculate 4+7 and 6+2 then multiply them to get 88. Then you'd calculate 3+5 and 9+3 and multiply them to get 96. Finally, you'd do the division and get 0.9167... This is the same way you'd solve the expression using an RPN calculator. Tom L I don't care for whom you voted. If you put ice in your beer, you're crazy. 

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