Computer Science Canada Need help displaying the lowest of 5 numbers to the screen

 Author: Miko99 [ Thu Mar 27, 2003 11:01 am ] Post subject: Need help displaying the lowest of 5 numbers to the screen When the user enters in 5 numbers, hwo do i get it to display the lowest and highest to the screen. I have to write 3 programs. 1 to display the lowest, 1 to display the highest and 1 to display both. Thanks for the help guys.

Author:  Blade [ Thu Mar 27, 2003 11:39 am ]
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first you would set a high and low variable
 code: var high:int:=-9999 var low:int:=9999

you use it like that because you are comparing the high to the numbers they have entered... so thats what you do next
 code: if(num > high)then high:=num

you do the same for the low... so
 code: if(num < low)then low:=num end if

then you put it in a loop to do it to every number...

 Author: Miko99 [ Thu Mar 27, 2003 6:36 pm ] Post subject: Thanks man your the coolest. I am taking a grade 10 turing class even tho im in grade 12. test tommorow so i may be on in the morning requesting help lol.

 Author: Blade [ Thu Mar 27, 2003 7:08 pm ] Post subject: lol yea, i'm taking grade 10 turing too... just started this semester ... no problem.. i'll help if i can

 Author: Miko99 [ Fri Mar 28, 2003 8:47 am ] Post subject: How do i do a loop in turring? i know how to in Java, and C++ but not in turring!! help me! its a for loop.

 Author: Miko99 [ Fri Mar 28, 2003 10:25 am ] Post subject: How do i put both numbers a high and a low to the screen now?

Author:  Blade [ Fri Mar 28, 2003 11:38 am ]
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Delta wrote:
 code: var low:int:=9999 var num:int for i : 1.. 6     put "Enter in a number"     get num     if (num < low)then         low := num     end if     cls end for put "The Lowest number is: ",low

delta wrote this for you in one of your other posts... you would just add in the high as well... so..
 code: var low:int:=9999 var high:int:=-9999 var num:int for i : 1.. 6     put "Enter in a number"     get num     if (num < low)then         low := num     eslif(num>high)then         high:=num     end if     cls end for put "The Lowest number is: ",low put "The highest number is: ",high

 Author: Dan [ Fri Mar 28, 2003 12:09 pm ] Post subject: for info on loops you can read this tutoral we have: http://www.compsci.ca/bbs/viewtopic.php?t=370

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