simple calculator

A. R. Vener salt at
Fri Feb 27 01:59:08 UTC 2004

Here is a quick and  dirty multi precision calculator
which I just knocked off in perl.
It will evaluate and print any reasonable  math string including
perls built in math functions such as  sqrt, log, sin cos  and so forth.

You can change precision by putting a entering a p followed by the number of
decimal positions  you want displayed. I default to 2 for money related 
Just be sure yyour version of perl is correctly pointed to by the first line.

Have fun.


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while (<STDIN>)
chomp $_;
/^q/ and exit;
/^p/ and s/^p *// and $prec = $_ and next;
$rv= eval "$_";
printf ("%.${prec}f\n", $rv);

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