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// the main program, calculate the mean of // some numbers begin integer N; Read Int(N); begin real array Data[1:N]; real sum, avg; integer i; sum:=0; for i:=1 step 1 until N do begin real val; Read Real(val); Data[i]:=if val<0 then -val else val end; for i:=1 step 1 until N do sum:=sum Data[i]; avg:=sum/N; Print Real(avg) end end
Here is a better example, written in the
Algol60 publication language, from
Jean Sammet courtesy of
Glyn Webster.
procedure problem (a, b); value a, b; integer a, b; begin integer k; real e; for k := 2 × (a ÷ 2) 1 step 2 until b do begin e := if prime(k) then sqrt(3 × k sin(k)) else sqrt(4 × k cos(k)); if prime(k) then putlist(k, e, 'prime') else putlist(k, e, 'nonprime') end end problem;
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