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Defining Complex Formulas (continued)
Before moving on, let's explore some more formulas to make sure you understand the order of operations by which Calc calculates the answer.
||Multiply 5*3 before performing the division operation because the multiplication sign comes before the division sign. The answer is 7.5.
||Divide 5/3 before performing the multiplication operation because the division sign comes before the multiplication sign. The answer is 3.333333.
||Perform the operation in parentheses (3*2) first and divide this result by 5. The answer is 0.833333.
||Add 5+3 before performing the subtraction operation because the addition sign comes before the subtraction sign. The answer is 6.
||Subtract 5-2 before performing the addition operation because the subtaction sign comes before the addition sign. The answer is 6.
||Multiply 2*3 before performing the subtraction operation because the multiplication sign is of a higher order than the subtraction sign. The answer is -1.
||Perform the operation in parenthesis (5-2) first and then multiply by 3. The answer is 9.