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    looking 4 help

    Im trying to caculat gross pay.

    my program needs to determine grossPay;
    if (hours<=40) then the person gets paid stright pay
    if(hours>40) then person gets time-and-half
    I should be able to display gross pay.

    using while,if/else structure.
    My output keeps coming 0.00 no matter what i enter.

    Im very frustrated will someone please help. by 2-12-03 11:00pm

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    do your own homework, wrong forum, etc.

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    Post all of your code and maybe some people will help.

    (and in the future, please keep code related posts in the programming boards)

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    heres some help, i'm bored


    /* this was posted while it was still in the c++ forum, so its in C++, its only to help you, its not a solution to your problem.
    */

    Code:
    /*	Steven Billington
    	December 20, 2002
    	NatPine.cpp
    
    	Program finds netpay for employees.
    */
    
    #include "stdafx.h"
    #include <iostream.h>
    #include <iomanip.h>
    
    /*	Prototype functions*/
    double find_gross(double &worked, double &rate);
    double find_net(double &grosspay);
    
    /*	Const for deductions*/
    const double FED_TAX = 0.18;
    const double S_TAX = 0.045;
    const double HOSP = 26.65;
    const double UNION = 7.85;
    
    int main(int argc, char* argv[])
    {
    	/*	Input/function calls*/
    	double hours,
    		   hr_rate,
    		   gross,
    		   net_pay;
    
    	cout<<setiosflags(ios::fixed | ios::showpoint | ios::right)
    		<<setprecision(2);
    
    	/*	Prompt user*/
    	cout<<"Enter hours: ";
    	cin>>hours;
    	cout<<"Enter rate: ";
    	cin>>hr_rate;
    
    	/*	Call function*/
    	gross = find_gross(hours,hr_rate);
    
    	cout<<"\nGross hours worked: "<<"\t"
    		<<gross<<endl;
    
    	/*	Call function, output return*/
    	cout<<"\nNet pay is: "<<"\t\t"
    		<<find_net(gross)<<endl;
    
    	return 0;
    }
    
    /*	Function definition*/
    /*	Function finds gross pay based on user
    	given values*/
    double find_gross(double &worked, double &rate)
    {
    	double gross_pay;
    
    	gross_pay = worked * rate;
    
    	return gross_pay;
    }
    
    /*	Function Declaration*/
    /*	Function finds net pay based on return
    	of find_gross function by making
    	deductions*/
    double find_net(double &grosspay)
    {
    	double net_is,
    		   percent_loss;
    
    	percent_loss = grosspay * FED_TAX;
    	grosspay -= percent_loss;
    	percent_loss = grosspay * S_TAX;
    	grosspay -= percent_loss;
    	grosspay -= HOSP;
    	grosspay -= UNION;
    
    	net_is = grosspay;
    
    	return net_is;
    }
    Last edited by RoD; 02-12-2003 at 03:08 PM.

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