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dividing a variable?

Dreamer
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Mar 4, 2000, 1:28 PM

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Hi. I need some help with the "math" portion in this code on my program.
What I have is a variable \$price and a variable \$Zprice. \$Zprice needs to be 1/2 (50%)of \$price. Any help on how to do that would be appreciated, cuz my mind has just gone blank!
TIA,
Dreamer

Cure
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Mar 4, 2000, 2:07 PM

Post #2 of 6 (2373 views)
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Hi Dreamer

\$price = 10;
\$Zprice = \$price * .5;

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Dreamer
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Mar 4, 2000, 2:14 PM

Post #3 of 6 (2373 views)
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LOL

Thanks Cure ... I was trying to use an "x" instead of "*" to multiply! While we're on that subject, is there a way to divide the variables, or is it only multiplying?

Again, thanks!!!
Dreamer

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Mar 4, 2000, 3:32 PM

Post #4 of 6 (2373 views)
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Hi Dreamer

\$price = 10;
\$Zprice = \$price/2;

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Dreamer
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Mar 4, 2000, 3:59 PM

Post #5 of 6 (2373 views)
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hehehe

Did you ever have one of those days when you know you know the answer but you can't think of it? Thanks so much for your help, I really appreciate it.
Dreamer

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Mar 4, 2000, 4:04 PM

Post #6 of 6 (2373 views)
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Hi