How to write a C program that will Calculate stress

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    How to write a C program that will Calculate stress

    I recently signed up for ES201 class and am confused with how to compile a program in the C language that will convert ACT scores to SAT scores.
    And sorry for the false thread title posted the one for the code I need to compile.
    Last edited by dmcarpenter; 02-07-2013 at 07:12 PM.

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    Welcome to the forum!

    What are you confused about? The C language, the development process, or the formula in which the Stress is calculated?

    What have you tried so far?
    Fact - Beethoven wrote his first symphony in C

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    I'm having problems with the development process of how to integrate the stress equation into a code.....
    Below is what I've tried so far....Being as how I am new to this concept I'm sure it need many corrections.
    Code:
    ACT TO SAT
    /////////////
    
    #include <stdio.h>
    
    main() {
      double ACTmath;
      double ACTenglish;
      double SATmath;
      double SATverbal;
    
      printf("Enter the ACT scores: ");
      scanf("&lf%lf", &ACTmath, &ACTenglish);
    
      SATmath = 12.118 + 22.096/10;
      SATverbal = -22.367 + 20.763/10;
    
      printf("SAT score is: %g\n", SATmath, SATenglish);
    
    }

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    In plain English, write down what you need to do

    i.e.
    Get ACT score for math,
    ....
    Use formula y = mx + c ...
    print out SAT score for...

    It will also help us work out what you are doing
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    The two equations used to convert ACT scores to SAT scores are below:
    SAT(math) = 12.118 + 22.096(ACT math)
    SAT(verbal) = -22.267 + 20.763(ACT english)

    I have to use these equations in my code I'm going to compile and the results have to be rounded to the nearest multiple of ten. So to sum it up I have to compile and run a program that can convert ACT scores to SAT scores.
    Last edited by dmcarpenter; 02-07-2013 at 07:13 PM.

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    You are not multiplying 22.096 by ACT math in your code, you are dividing 20.096 by 10.

    This might help you
    Introduction to C - Cprogramming.com
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