Here's more proof.
That is, multiplication that is indicated by placement against parentheses (or brackets, etc) is "stronger" than "regular" multiplication. ... The general consensus among math people is that "multiplication by juxtaposition" (that is, multiplying by just putting things next to each other, rather than using the "×" sign) indicates that the juxtaposed values must be multiplied together before processing other operations.
Emphasis mine. So there you go. It's fucking 2. My calculator is doing it right. I take back what I said about it earlier, about being programmed by Sparties.
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