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June 23rd, 2003, 01:13 PM
 lgschulz Registered User Join Date: Jun 2003 Posts: 9 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
C program Currency Converter

I need help with a homework problem. I have no C programming experience.

Here are the instructions:

Write a C program to calculate the change converter. Take input from the user for amount due and currency note. You are required to give back the balance amount in the least denomination (i.e. least amount of currency to be returned). The program must be able to calculate in dollars, quarter, dime, nickel and pennies.
Example
Amount Due = \$25.52
Amount Given = \$30.00
Balance Amount = \$ 4.48
Given back in denomination as
\$1 bill - 4 = 4.00
Quarters - 1 = 0.25
Dimes - 2 = 0.20
Pennies - 3 = 0.03
Hint:

Use mod function (%)

July 1st, 2003, 01:21 PM
 natmaster Authorized User Join Date: Jun 2003 Posts: 83 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

here is a simple way to do that, but i will only write a little code since it is homework:
double amount;
int dollars=0,quarters=0,dimes=0,pennies=0;
//if there is at least 1 dollar
if(amount/1 >= 1) {
//turning the equation into an int chops off any excess
dollars=(int)(amount/1);
//rest of the money to be processed by lower functions
amount=amount%1;
}

now continue that if statement for each of the variables of money descending in value. (next do quarters and use amount/.25 as the equation)

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