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WP34s Not My Grampa's RPN Calculator
02-11-2015, 04:55 PM
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RE: WP34s Not My Grampa's RPN Calculator
(02-11-2015 02:05 PM)Massimo Gnerucci Wrote:  If the 50g is a battleship, possibly this is an entire Naval base. Or at least an Aircraft Carrier...

Pretty impressive vessel...

Well, we might discuss the metaphor in terms of displacement... maybe not in metric tons! According to the HP datasheet for the 50g it has a displacement of 196 g. My grandpa's J model Comptometer has an overall displacement of about 8.2 kg... according to the WP34s this is a whopping delta of 4,083.67 % <increase> in overall tonnage. We could reverse this of course and say that the reduction from 8200g -> 196g is an overall delta of -97.6 % <decrease>.

Well, grandpa obviously couldn't call his RPN calculator a "pocket calculator," but seriously you needed a John Deer forklift to carry that thing anyplace!


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