- number ^ power issue? HP Prime
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 Thomas Radtke Senior Member Posts: 853 Joined: Dec 2013
RE: - number ^ power issue? HP Prime
(05-28-2014 05:09 PM)Jonathan Cameron Wrote:  I think this must due to precedence of operators. The Prime (now) thinks that unary negation is lower precedence than exponentiation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Order_of_operations

In written or printed mathematics, the expression −3^2 is interpreted to mean −(3^2) = −9,[3] [...]

[3] Allen R. Angel, Elementary Algebra for College Students 8/E; Chapter 1, Section 9, Objective 3
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