Hi, I set up the problem but I am not sure how I would solve it. 0.123 ± 1.96 √(0.123)(0.877) / 1000
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Originally Posted by Rob Hi, I set up the problem but I am not sure how I would solve it. 0.123 ± 1.96 √(0.123)(0.877) / 1000 I suggest using a calculator. How accurate does the answer need to be?
I have tried it on the calculator but I was wondering how I would enter it on my calculator. Is there a certain order I need to enter it?
Originally Posted by Rob I have tried it on the calculator but I was wondering how I would enter it on my calculator. Is there a certain order I need to enter it? Evaluate the square root. Then use BODMAS.
Originally Posted by mr fantastic Evaluate the square root. Then use BODMAS. BODMAS? I thought it was BIDMAS?
Originally Posted by Bruce BODMAS? I thought it was BIDMAS? Order or Indices they're both the same thing.
Last edited by Gaz; Dec 15th 2008 at 09:17 AM.
Originally Posted by Bruce BODMAS? I thought it was BIDMAS? Of related interest: Unit 4 Section 3 : Order of operations
Funny that....I learnt it as BEDMAS! (E = exponents)
Originally Posted by nzmathman Funny that....I learnt it as BEDMAS! (E = exponents) BEDMAS, BIDMAS, BODMAS, PEDMAS, PIDMAS and PODMAS are all acceptable. That's if you say Brackets or Parenthesis, and Exponentiation, Indices or Order.
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