[OT] -10^2

Gary Rathbone gary.rathbone at btclick.com
Thu May 22 12:04:01 EDT 2003

> Hope I don't get flamed for this, but I don't agree.
> :-)  Someone feel free to dispute me if I'm wrong, but
> I think Rev is correct. Isn't -10^2 the same as -10*-10 

Totally agree with you...
I read -10^2 as (-10)^2 not -(10^2)

As the interpretation seems to be in the eye of the beholder, then to save
creating any doubt I'd always recommend parenthesis.

Gary Rathbone BSc MBCS

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