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Re: [Help-bash] floating point arithmetic
From: |
John McKown |
Subject: |
Re: [Help-bash] floating point arithmetic |
Date: |
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 15:38:06 -0500 |
On Mon, Oct 30, 2017 at 3:19 PM, Jerry <address@hidden> wrote:
> I was told that "bash" does not support floating point arithmetic. I was
> wondering if there are any plans to change that in future releases?
>
Gee, I never knew that. My work around would be something like:
$ x=1.1
$ echo $x
1.1
$ y=2.2
$ echo $y
2.2
$ z=$(echo "${x} + ${y}" | bc)
$ echo $z
3.3
>
> Thanks!
>
> --
> Jerry
>
>
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John McKown