Excel 2007 multiplication bug

From the department of 1 + 1 = 3:
The example that first came to light is =850*77.1 — which gives a result of 100,000 instead of the correct 65,535. It seems that any formula that should evaluate to 65,535 will act strangely.
So. Microsoft can't write software to do basic mathematics. Why am I not surprised?

Hubris Warning! Hubris Warning!

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