Computer Programming/Mathematical calculations

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This computer programming article is available for pseudocode and Ada.

Simple Arithmetic[edit | edit source]

Most any programming language can use addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division between Computer programming/Variables to put the results into new Variables. Watch out for risk of Divide by Zero, which can give serious indigestion to some programming languages.

Date Math[edit | edit source]

Many programming languages can calculate the number of days weeks months between two dates, provided the dates are defined using consistent Computer programming/Types.

Higher Math[edit | edit source]

Some programming languages can compute values using mathematics beyond simple arithmetic, such as Square Roots, Sine, Cosine, Logarithms, Imaginary Numbers.

See also[edit | edit source]

If you want to know more you should read the sister article Ada Programming/Mathematical calculations which is a lot more elaborate.