ara.t.howard / noaa.gov writes:

> On Sat, 1 Jul 2006, Dark Ambient wrote:
>
>> Just checking
>>
>> if I have
>>
>> a = a - b*c
>>
>> b*c gets calculated first then that result is subtracted from a ?
>> In other words, parantheses, in Ruby, is not necessary to make that
>> calculation ?
>>
>> TIA
>> Stuart
>
> My Dear Aunt Sally
>
> 1 - multiply
> 2 - divide
> 3 - add
> 4 - substract
>
> regards.
>
> -a
> -- 
> suffering increases your inner strength.  also, the wishing for suffering
> makes the suffering disappear.
> - h.h. the 14th dali lama

Actually more like

1 - multiply and divide
2 - add and subtract

Steve