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Simple Mathematical Operators

If you enter a simple mathematical expression, the software will calculate the result of the expression and enter that value in the field.

The available mathematical operators, in order of precedence, are:









For example, if you enter 1/8, the value 0.125 is calculated.

Operator precedence determines the order in which the mathematical operations are calculated when more than one operation is specified. In the previous list, operators are listed from top to bottom in order of operator precedence. For instance, if you enter 6/2*3, the software will calculate 6/2 first, and then multiply the result by 3, yielding a result of 9.

See Also

Using Built-In Mathematical Operations

Automatic Unit Conversion

Calculation of Ratios

Calculation of Percentages