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> My Dear Aunt Sally
I was taught a close variant:
Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally

1 - Parenthesis
2 - Exponentiation
3 - Multiply
4 - Divide
5 - Add
6 - Subtract

On 6/30/06, ara.t.howard / noaa.gov <ara.t.howard / noaa.gov> wrote:
>
> On Sat, 1 Jul 2006, Dark Ambient wrote:
>
> > Just checking
> >
> > if I have
> >
> > 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
>
>

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