Thread: Help with symbolic constants

  1. #16
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    This shows what I am trying to describe:

    Code:
    if (hours > STD_HOURS)
    {
        overtime = hours - STD_HOURS;
        overtime_pay = overtime * (wage + (wage / 2));
        gross = wage * STD_HOURS + overtime_pay;
    }
    else
    {
        overtime = ?
        overtime_pay = ?
        gross = ?
    }

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    so in the else I am going to put the overtime and overtime_pay variable and initialize them to 0. Correct?

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    Try it and tell us if it solves the problem =)

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    Hey well whaddya know... it works. I think the way you put it is more elegant and more easier to read and that is the objective.
    Hey Thanks much and if I can rep you or whatever on this forum, let me know.

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    Flowers would be nice.
    Seriously, though, it was my pleasure to assist. For someone who is relatively new to programming (and these forums), you write good code, have a good consistent indentation style, and a seeming desire to learn. That's not as common around here as is should be, and it's nice when it happens.

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    Help with symbolic constants-cone-flowers-preview-jpg

    Flowers sent ^^^^^^

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