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Windows and android cant calculate 16 - 35% uh?

post #1 of 8
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Well i realised one strange bug on both type of phone....


So i did 16 - 35% = 5.9 something on the windows phone

And android just removed like .40 from 16.



Can someone explain me???

Google calculator did it without any problem


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Edited by bonami2 - 11/6/15 at 7:51am
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On Cyanogenmod (Android based rom) there is no possibility of using % sign in build-in calculator and in Mathdroid. So why use percentages in calculator. Calculator is not same as discount calculator.

Tasks humans can do better with computer features also calculating.
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On Cyanogenmod (Android based rom) there is no possibility of using % sign in build-in calculator and in Mathdroid. So why use percentages in calculator. Calculator is not same as discount calculator.

Tasks humans can do better with computer features also calculating.


Yea well i just found this stupids.


At least the pc is right ahah
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35% of what? % can't be used on its own.
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Originally Posted by ronnin426850 View Post

35% of what? % can't be used on its own.



I entered:

16 - 16% Google search respond with the good response

Windows

Windows phone

And Android give number that make no sense.


Maybe i dont understand the advanced setting of those calculator thinking.gif
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Well the way you're entering your formula isn't exactly how I'd do it in any computer/calculator.

Are we supposed to understand that you want to take 35% from 16? Reading your formula sequentially, the computer would interpret it as 16 - (35/100) = 15.65.

I'm sure what you have in mind is 16 - (16*35/100) = 10.4
    
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Originally Posted by bonami2 View Post

I entered:

16 - 16% Google search respond with the good response

Windows

Windows phone

And Android give number that make no sense.


Maybe i dont understand the advanced setting of those calculator thinking.gif

I don't understand the thing you entered. 35% is not a number unless you specify the base of that %.

Are you trying to calculate 35% off of 16$, for example?
In that case, you want 65% of 16$, the correct calculation is (65 * 16) / 100 = 10.4

Most calculators expect you to enter the base for the % calculation in some way, Google just "assumes" you mean that, so it gives you the answer for it. But it's not correct for a calculator to "assume" stuff, you are supposed to give it all the info it needs.
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I don't understand the thing you entered. 35% is not a number unless you specify the base of that %.

Are you trying to calculate 35% off of 16$, for example?
In that case, you want 65% of 16$, the correct calculation is (65 * 16) / 100 = 10.4

Most calculators expect you to enter the base for the % calculation in some way, Google just "assumes" you mean that, so it gives you the answer for it. But it's not correct for a calculator to "assume" stuff, you are supposed to give it all the info it needs.


That explain my problem ahah.


99% of the time for the last 2 years ive being using google as calculator for everything and conversion biggrin.gif
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