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how do I do this equation

Discussion in 'Mathematics and Physics' started by north, Jan 12, 2007.

  1. Pommie

    Pommie Well-Known Member Most Helpful Member

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    I now remember when I last used reverse polish, it was on a Sinclair Spectrum, using the operating system to do a calculation in assembly. Everything had to be stacked in RPN before calling the expression evaluator.

    That's got to be 25 years ago!!

    Mike.
     
  2. eblc1388

    eblc1388 Active Member

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    One don't just like RPN, one is addicted to it. I HAVE to use a RPN even I have several other non RPN types.

    I feel very uncomfortable if I am forced to use a non-RPN type and have to write down the immediate results I already worked out. No such worry with a RPN.
     
  3. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    Not very good for PIC's then! - RPN relies on a decent size stack - but if you like RPN you'll probably enjoy using Forth.
     
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  5. dknguyen

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    I never use the exponents key because it never looks quite right to me.
     
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    Once I worked out how to use it, I found that Reverse Polish is excellent.
     

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