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hpr1222 :: LiTS 027: mathematical commands

Episode 27 of Linux in the Shell continues on with looking at some mathematical commands

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Hosted by Dann on 2013-04-09 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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Duration: 00:21:17

Linux in the Shell.

Linux In The Shell aims to explore the use of many commands a user can run in the Bash Shell. Tutorials include a write up with examples, an audio component about the write up, and a video component to demonstrate the usage of the command.
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Episode 27 of Linux in the Shell continues on with looking at some mathematical commands. Four programs are discussed:

  • factor - which will give you the prime factors of a number

  • primes - which will list all the prime numbers between a start and option stopping number

  • seq - sequence will list all the numbers given a stopping point or a starting and stopping point. You can also specify an increment or decrement value.

  • arithmetic - Arithmetic is a game from the bsd games package that will quiz you on arithmetic problems.

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