Reverse Polish Notation

What is it Reverse polish notation is a post fix notation created in you guessed it Poland by a logician named Jan Łukasiewicz. The reason for this form of notation is that it allows for math to be expressed in the most concise manner and leave absolutely no ambiguity to what the formula’s author is trying to express. When you think of mathematical equations you usually think in terms of infix notation. Let’s look at the following example: 1 + 6 * 4 = 25 This formula is solved using the order of operations which most people learn when they …

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