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Example: Your office supplies dealer is selling selected stock at 25% off. Create
a program that calculates the net cost of an item after the discount is subtracted
and the $5 handling charge is added.
First, we'll manually calculate the net cost of an item listing for $200.
Keystrokes
(RPN mode)
200
\
25b
-
5
+
Keystrokes
(ALG mode)
200
-
25b
+
5
}
Next, set the calculator to Program mode and erase any program(s) already
stored:
Keystrokes
fs
fCLEARÎ
Finally, press the keys that we used above to solve the problem manually. Do not
key in 200; this number will vary each time the program is used. Don't be
concerned right now about what appears in the display as you press the keys;
we'll discuss that later in this section.
Section 8: Programming Basics
Display
Keys in cost of item.
200.
Separates cost of item from
200.00
percentage to be keyed in next.
Amount of discount.
50.00
Price less discount.
150.00
Handling charge.
5.
Net cost (price less discount plus
155.00
handling charge).
Display
Keys in cost of item.
200.
Separates cost of item from
200.00
percentage to be keyed in next.
Amount of discount.
50.00
Price less discount.
150.00
Handling charge.
5.
Net cost (price less discount plus
155.00
handling charge).
Display
Sets calculator to Program mode.
Clears program(s).
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