[Newbies] Does +, -, *, / have more precedence over power?

RedTigerFish chihuyu at gmail.com
Sat Nov 11 22:12:06 UTC 2017

I understand in Smalltalk numerical calculation, if without round brackets,
everything starts being calculated from left to right. Nothing follows the
rule of multiplication and division having more precedence over addition and

Like the following codes

3 + 3 * 2
The print output is 12 while in mathematics we get 9

But when I started to try power calculation, like

91 raisedTo: 3 + 1. 
I thought the answer should be 753572

What I actual get is 68574964

Why's that?

Is it because that +, -, *, / have more precedence over power ?

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