[Tutor] Order Of Operations Question

David Hutto smokefloat at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 01:43:03 CEST 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 7:35 PM, Hugo Arts <hugo.yoshi at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 1:10 AM, David Hutto <smokefloat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I get this with yours and Evert's modification from mult to div, but
>> if you're right, then the 10e18 the book states as a checker is a
>> typo/error.
> Wait.. in your original e-mail you said the answer as given by the
> book was 10**18,

It is 10**18, in the book, (no e)that was before Eike informed me it
was not the same as 10e18. I stated this after
you used e, and before Eike explained, so I was using 10e18 in the
reply thinking of it as as 10**18.

not 10e18 (which is of course 10 * 10**18). But
> either way, I'd consider 5e18 a correct answer, since it's fairly
> close to 1e18 (relatively anyway, it's still 5 times as big). At least
> there is not an order of magnitude difference anymore.
> Hugo

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