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Calculator on the go

Terminal - Calculator on the go
echo 2+3 |bc
2009-07-04 22:03:41
User: Kaio
Functions: echo
Calculator on the go

Handy use of bc in the command line. No need to get 'into' the bc to perform calculations


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Terminal - Alternatives

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Comment by penpen 326 weeks and 5 days ago

hmm, it seems as if that triple less ran into trouble. Let's see if this works:

bc <<< 2+3
Comment by penpen 326 weeks and 5 days ago

I use

calc() { echo $@ | bc -ql; }

Comment by bandie91 326 weeks and 4 days ago

bash is already the calculation

echo $((2+3))


Comment by Playload 326 weeks and 4 days ago

nice, but bash already has built-in math, also via `expr` and `let`

still up-voting because bc is the bomb-diggity

Comment by linuxrawkstar 326 weeks and 3 days ago
<<< 2+3 bc
Comment by mpb 326 weeks and 2 days ago

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