As a structural engineer, I have occasional need for exponentials of
exponentials - Excel does not calculate these correctly - right to left, so I
need to put extra parentheses in the formula to adjust.
I encounter this problem with column design stress
calculations, if anybody
cares. Proper scientific calculation order is
1) exponentials - right to left
2) multiplication and division left to right
3) addition and subtraction left to right.
It would be nice if Excel would follow this method so I don't need
remember special rules for formulas in Excel that don't correspond to more
involved math oriented programs like mathematica or MathCAD. It would also
make using the program easier for structural engineers like me.
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