By I. R. Wilson
The recognition of Pascal as a educating language has speedily elevated, as verified via Addyman's survey carried out over a11 ecu and American associations (Comput. Bull., Se ries 2,8, June 1976,31). this is often due either to the fascinating positive factors of the language and to the convenience of manufacturing an effective com piler. as an example of the latter, the authors have investigated the complete CDC CYBER compiler and located it to throughput at 1.8 occasions the speed of the manu facturer's Fortran compiler. those positive aspects of the language and compilers have additionally been favourably appeared through process programmers and clients of rnicroprocessors. within the latter box, it's the trust of the authors that Pascal will supersede the programming language uncomplicated. in particular, undergraduates within the division of computing device technological know-how at Manchester college application principally in Pascal. An introductory le~ture path on simple programming suggestions, given at Manchester, has been taken as a foundation for this ebook. as well as lectures, the direction comprises sorts of functional consultation. the 1st relies at the answer of brief pencil-and-paper routines. the second one calls for the coed to jot down whole courses and run them in an 'edit and cross' mode on interactive computing device terminals. each one bankruptcy of the publication conc1udes with routines and difficulties appropriate for those reasons. even if recommendations to a11 of those should not offered within the booklet, instructing employees may perhaps receive them by means of software to the authors.
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BASIC CONTROL CONSTRUCTS 21 Note that as each section of explicit Pascal is written, the appropriate declarations (VAR and CONST} are added to the program. 1 Write Pascal statement(s) to (a) print the text 'ZERO' or 'NONZERO' depending on whether the variable PENCE is equal to zero or not; (b) calculate the amount of tax payable £T for a given income of £1. You may assume that the first £200 are not taxed, the next £200 are taxed at 30% and the remainder at 40%. Further, the 40% rate is increased to 50% where the total income is greater than £5000.
2 Write a program to count the number of prime numbers less than 500. A prime number is a positive integer which does not divide exactly by any other positive integer. One technique (not by any means optimal} is to determine for each num· ber whether it divides exactly by any number less than it. 1 The Different Types of Variable and Constant In previous chapters we have used only real and integer variables. There are, in fact, four standard scalar types of variable in Pascal-integer, real, character and boolean.
Identifiers which may be used Skeleton Program EX6F CORST WIDTH = 10; : INTEGER; VAR I,N,COUNT LINEAVERAGE,TOTAL : REAL; DRAWALINE· PROCEDURE VAR I : INTEGER; BEGIR ERD· FORCTION AVERAGE (READCOUNT : INTEGER) : INTEGER; VAR I TOTAL,NUM : REAL; BEGIN BEGIN END; ERD. : = J of DRAWALINE I DRAWALINE of PROGRAM WIDTH, N, COUNT, LINEAVERAGE, TOTAL t REAL; READCOUNT, I' Jof AVERAGE TOTAL, NUM DRAWALINE, AVERAGE ~ t of PROGRAM WIDTH, N, COUNT LINEAVERAGE WIDTH, I, N, COUNT] LINEAVERAGE, TOTAL, of PROGRAM DRAWALINE.
A Practical Introduction to Pascal by I. R. Wilson