# Questions tagged [notation]

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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 ...