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Windows 7: Bug in Calculator for all OS versions

24 Jan 2009   #1
harmohans

Windows 7
 
 
Bug in Calculator for all OS versions

There is a bug in all the versions of Windows XP, Vista and Win 7.
On doing the operation - 2704 / 52, we get the result as 1.

This is a funny bug and means there can be other combinations on which the arithmatic operations may not result correctly.


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24 Jan 2009   #2
mansrm81

Windows 7 Ultimate x64/ Windows Vista Ultimate x64
 
 

If you hit the enter key twice or the equal you get 1 so technically its not a bug.
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24 Jan 2009   #3
garysgold

Vista Ult 64 bit Seven Ult RTM x64
 
 

As mansrm81 states. Since 2704 is the square of 52, you have to hit enter twice (which will repeat the operation) to get 1. Works as it always has here.

Gary
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03 May 2011   #4
ckfan

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Here's another calculator bug:

1. Do a square root of 4 -> Should return 2
2. Subtract two from that result -> Should return 0 but instead returns some negative number with a lot of decimals
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03 May 2011   #5
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

It gives me 52 when I hit enter once. See the zipped Problem Steps Recorder file below.


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File Type: zip Calculator.zip (718.3 KB, 83 views)
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03 May 2011   #6
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Each time you hit the = key it repeats the operation (divide by 52) so its not a bug, its a feature. Type a large number and divide by 10 and repeat the = a few times and it will divide by 10 each time. Also works like that on any calculation. Take a number and add 10 and repeat the = and it will add 10 each time.

Jim
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03 May 2011   #7
mr pc

Windows 7
 
 

I noticed 48/2(9+3) causes quite the quandary as well

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03 May 2011   #8
Gw2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mr pc View Post
I noticed 48/2(9+3) causes quite the quandary as well

That's because for some reason the moment you enter the ( it removes the 2 before it and just does 9+3.
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25 Dec 2011   #9
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 
Problem with Display dpi increase

Not quite the same thing as above.

On my PC, If I increase the Display dpi to 125% (and probably 150% too) the numerals don't display in the viewer properly.

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21 Jan 2012   #10
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1
 
 

why doesn't the % key work when in scientific mode?



is it because scientists know other ways of calculating percentages?
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