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Practical Scientific Computing by V Zalizniak, A Muhammad

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Expressions

In the previous chapter, we learnt about the fundamentals of numEclipse workbench. We looked at the numEclipse project, perspective, interpreter and how to write and execute a simple program in m-script. This chapter and the next chapter focus on the programming language. A programming language has two major parts, either it is evaluating or it is execution. The evaluation part is related with the expressions. For example, y = x + 2 is an expression where the program evaluates the value of y by using the value of x. The execution part of the program is related with statements. For example, write (“Hello World”) is a statement which prints the string “Hello World!” on the screen.

In this chapter, we will focus on different types ...

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