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According to Excel, 4^3^2 = (4^3)^2. Is this really the standard mathematical convention?

According to Excel, 4^3^2 = 4096 However, according to what I learnt at school, first I have to compute 3^2 = 9 and then 4^9 = 262144. Who is right, Excel of my former teacher?
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Why does =-x^2+x for x=3 in Excel result in 12 instead of -6?

Suppose my cell A1 in an Excel spreadsheet holds the number 3. If I enter the formula = - A1^2 + A1 in A2, then A2 shows the number 12, when it should show -6 (or -9+3) Why is that? How can I ...
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How to get this data store notation to draw data flow diagram in Microsoft Visio?

I am drawing data flow diagram and I found that the notation of data store to draw data flow diagram in Visio is not what I want. This is the default data store notation: This is what I want: Any ...
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What do letters and numbers in DDR2 description/designation/notation line mean? [duplicate]

E.g. Samsung 2GB 2Rx8 PC2-6400S-666-12-E3. According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DDR2_SDRAM#Chips_and_modules : PC2 - DDR2 6400 - theoretical bandwidth in MB/s, corresponds to base frequency (...
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What does <C-O> mean? [duplicate]

I was reading the a vim tips page and stumbled across <C-O>. How do I enter that on my keyboard? (I'm on a mac)
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Strange dotless decimal notation of IP address… How does it work?

Earlier today I thought I had a URL in my clipboard, but I actually had four 9 digit integers copied from a spreadsheet, which were identification numbers from a proprietary system. Completely ...
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Resetting Virtual Instrument volume in Musink composer

I am using the free notation software Musink to compose music. My music plays back through a virtual MIDI cable that is connected to a group of virtual instruments, as described in Musink's Help Wiki. ...
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Keyboard combination notations - is there list?

Wikipedia has a list of notations about the Control key: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Control_key#Notation Is there a resource that lists the different notations for combinations of other keys (and/...
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Finale: How do I add note to an existing chord using the simple entry tool?

The title is pretty self-explanatory. I have an existing chord of one or more notes. I'm in simple entry mode. I can use the left/right arrow keys to move between chords. But the up/down arrows ...
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Installing Audiveris OCR for music notation

I am trying to install the Audiveris OCR for music notation. As a part of the installation I have installed the Microsoft VC++ environment as noted in the instructions below. My question is about the ...
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How common is fancy IP math accepted by tools?

If we specify an IPv4 address we all usually do the pattern of 1.2.3.4 Now essentially this is only 'a' way of writing a 32 bit number in a more human readable form. The IP address 1.2.3.4 can also ...