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10.4: Be aware of a Calculator widget bug
Authored by: Anidel on May 24, '05 07:00:24PM

By the way.. check also the Help for Calculator.
It clearly states the order of operations:

"Calculator performs operations in a specific order, which can affect the result of your calculations. For example, 1+1x2 returns a value of 3 since Calculator evaluates operations involving multiplication (1x2) before operations involving addition (+1)."

and from: "The results of my calculations aren't correct" help:

"Operations are calculated differently than you expect. When performing calculations, Calculator uses the Fundamental Order of Operations to evaluate expressions. For example, multiplication operations are completed before addition and subtraction.

If you're using the programmer's calculator, values may not be displayed in the format you expected. Use the buttons marked Hex, Oct, and Dec to choose the correct format.

You may have entered the calculation incorrectly. Choose View > Show Paper Tape to review what you entered."

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Anidel



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