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    The way I was taught, given a vague expression like that you evaluate by the normal rules as far as you can so 6/2(3) then you evaluate left to right :P. Alternatively, you could get one of those old HP calculators that do computation in prefix notation :D. Arithmetic using prefix notation completely eliminates any ambiguity about what should be done first. Infix notation (what you all know) is usually easier to read though, and I guess people saw ambiguity as an acceptable downside :P.

    Prefix notation for both calculations:
    * / 6 2 + 1 2
    / 6 * 2 + 1 2
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    LOL at Dae going back to the original topic.


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    And he just reaffirms my point. Dae I think you take this "on topic" thing a bit too seriously.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FailFTW View Post
    And he just reaffirms my point. Dae I think you take this "on topic" thing a bit too seriously.
    I should be a mod and force you all to conform to my will.

    Actually, I just got on now, and I wanted to comment on the original topic, so I rerailed a derailed thread so I could make a point :D. And now look, I'm derailing it again :3.

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    derailing is good

    i mean bad

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