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Re^2: string functions

by valavanp (Curate)
on Oct 25, 2006 at 09:23 UTC ( #580517=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: string functions
in thread string functions

The result is the product of 2A2B2C. You have summed up like this (2A)*(50/100)+(2B) * (55/100)+(2C) * (60/100). But i need the product of the result. In the morning when i am in the chatter box tye suggested me to go for if loop, that's why i went through if else.

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Re^3: string functions
by Corion (Pope) on Oct 25, 2006 at 09:31 UTC

    If you need the product, why are you expanding your string at all? You should then be able to calculate your product by simply multiplying the letters by their factors in front. But if I interpret what you say that way, I still don't get your result:

    perl -le "print 2*1.5*(50/100)*2*2.5*(55/100)*2*3.5*(60/100)" 17.325

    Please explain what calculation you want to perform.

    The structure of if..elsif is a very cumbersome way to approach your problem, so I doubt that tye recommended it as a solution for this specific problem.

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