Category : Science and Education
Archive   : FRACTION.ZIP

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FRACTION is a program allowing direct calculations with fractions, mixed
numbers, decimals, or combinations of these. It is invoked from the command
line in any of the following forms:

fraction AAA-aa/bb CCC-cc/ddd
fraction aaa/bbb ccc/ddd
fraction aaa/bbb CCC-ccc/ddd
fraction AAA-aa/bb ccc/ddd
fraction BBB-ccc/dd

Some examples are:

fraction 23-7/32 + 431-16/45 adds 27-7/32 and 431-16/45
fraction 5-7/64 / 11.354 divides
fraction 27/128 * 1-31/73 multiplies
fraction 12/43 - 15/129 subtracts, etc.
fraction 1.253 + 23.585

The included source code, FRACTION.CPP, compiles in Turbo C++. It is placed
in the Public Domain, and you are free to use it in any legal manner. Please
give me credit if you do so.

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  3 Responses to “Category : Science and Education
Archive   : FRACTION.ZIP

  1. Very nice! Thank you for this wonderful archive. I wonder why I found it only now. Long live the BBS file archives!

  2. This is so awesome! 😀 I’d be cool if you could download an entire archive of this at once, though.

  3. But one thing that puzzles me is the “mtswslnkmcjklsdlsbdmMICROSOFT” string. There is an article about it here. It is definitely worth a read: