Thread: identififiers question

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    identififiers question

    I am trying to write my first program to calculate a 6% sale tax on a purchase. i need help setting up the variable and calculation

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    You need a variable with a cost in it.
    You need to multiply that by 0.06 and then add to said variable.
    #include <cmath>
    #include <complex>
    bool euler_flip(bool value)
        return std::pow
            std::complex<float>(0, 1) 
            * std::complex<float>(std::atan(1.0)
            *(1 << (value + 2)))
        ).real() < 0;

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    Now you have the idea. Post some code. You have to try to do this yourself!!!

    Mr. C.

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    Psuedo code
    #include <stdio.h>
    int main ( void )
    	Setup a variable for price of purchase
    	Setup a variable for purchase total
    	Ask for input; the price of the purchase, and store it in the variable
    	Multiply the purchase variable * .06, and store the answer in the variable total
    	Print the variable total
    	return 0;
    The world is waiting. I must leave you now.

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