TI-Basic 84 Programming/Loops

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For[edit | edit source]

For, PRGM:CTL:4 is command used to perform a specific block of code a set number of times.

Syntax: For[edit | edit source]

:For(variable,starting number,stopping number,increment)
://code
://code
:End
  • Variable is some numeric variable (Ex: X). Starting number is the variable will be set as in the beginning. Stopping number is the final number that the variable will be. Increment is the amount variable will go up or down after each run-through the loop; increment has a default of 1 and can be left off.

Ex: For[edit | edit source]

First Example[edit | edit source]

PROGRAM:TEMP
:For(X,0,3,1)
:Disp X
:End
prgmTEMP
           0
           1
           2
           3


Second Example[edit | edit source]

PROGRAM:TEMPA
:For(X,3,0,-1)
:Disp X
:End
prgmTEMPA
           3
           2
           1
           0

While[edit | edit source]

While, PGRM:CTL:5 is a command used to have a loop run as long as a specific condition is met.

Syntax: While[edit | edit source]

:0->x
:While x ≤ 3
://code
://code
:End

Ex: While[edit | edit source]

PROGRAM:TEMP
           0
           1
           2
           3
prgmTEMP{{{3}}}


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