The Magic of Base 3

Reese reeza@flex.com
Thu, 25 Oct 2001 17:02:26 -1000


At 10:36 PM 10/25/01 -0500, Tony Berkman wrote:
 >No...
 >1*10^1 = 1*10 = 10
 >9*10^0 = 9 * 1 = 9
 >10+9=19
 >Maybe you just forgot your order of operations.

No, I hadn't seen X^0 before, wasn't sure whether it would be
rendered as X, or X * 0, it's neither as it turns out.

So, 9 * X^0 = 9 * 1 then.  Learn something every day.  ;)

Reese