Hi, this is kind of silly request, can anyone help me with these three C++ progs:

I - Predefined number of operation Calculator:


5 + 12 - 3

10 / 3 - 5 /12

The program should ask for the following

1- number of operations

2- the equation

for example

please enter the number of operations


Please Enter equation in the form num [op num] then press enter

6 / 2 * 3


II - Unknown number of operation Calculator:

accept an equation of any number of operatoins ending with the equal (=) operator.


6 + 9 - 3 / 2 =


2 * 3 + 3 * 2 / 6 =


III - Priority Calculator:

caculate the (*, /) operations first then (+, -).


6 + 2 * 9 - 3 / 2 =


[6 + 18 - 3/2]

[6 + 18 - 1.5]

[24 - 1.5]


2 * 3 + 3 * 2 / 6 =


[6 + 3 * 2 / 6]

[6 + 6 / 6]

[6 + 1]


I really hope that you help me, thanx in advance

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Yes, we can help you.
Yes, it is a silly request since you didn't bother to give us any indication what you need help with. We don't code for people, we help you fix your code.

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This is really a self explanitory type of assignment. Straight-forward, no exotic techniques required.

I will assume since requirement #3 mandates the use of PEMDOS precidence, requirements #1 & #2 do not; therefore, we can get away with working "left-to-right" for requirements #1 & #2.

Requirement #1: We have to assert that the user entered equation matches number of operations. If not, throw errror and back out to main menu. Push the equation into a single string object. Identify the number of operators, you could use the count() function from <algorithm>. Number of operators should equal number of operations. Parse the string into a terms[ ] string array, you can use the <string> class substr() function for string parsing. Pass each term into a user defined function that will return a 'double' type result of each term. You can use the <sstream> class to perform string-to-int conversion. Accumulate the result into a double type 'subtotal' variable. Repeat until all terms have been processed.

Requirement #2: Actually a little easier than req. #1 since we do not have to perform operators == operations assertion. Push user entered expression into a single string. Parse each expression into a token[ ] string array. Pass each token into a user defined function for processing. Use the <sstream> class to perform string-to-int conversion. Accumulate the results from each token into a double type 'subtotal' variable.

Requirement #3: Perform the same steps at req. #2 up untill the point you have the expression parsed into tokens. At this point, you will have to use if/else logic to determine which tokens get passed into a user-defined function for math processing; all multiplication and division tokens should be passed into the function first. Everything else (+ and -) will be passed in last. Identification of priority tokens can be made using the string class function find_first_of("*/"). Results should be += accumulated into a 'subtotal' variable.

commented: Neat & clear. Very good explanation. +11

@WaltP: I'm really sorry, please accept my apology, i did not know that this act is not acceptable.

@Clinton Portis: Thank you for your assistance, it been a very helpful.

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