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Algebraic + ALG

On most HP calculators model that has dual mode, the algebraic annunciators and keys are labeled as ALG.

This is the name of the mathematic notation used on all non-RPN calculators where you enter a mathematic equation like this: 1+3*(3+(2-5)/3). In algebraic mode, parentheses and order of operations are extremely important.

The algebraic mode of operation uses the following hierarchy:
1. Parentheses
2. Exponents
3. Multiplication and Division
4. Addition and Subtraction

Updated On: 12.04.26

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