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Convert Metric <-> Imperial

Posted 01-03-2014 at 05:14 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 04:24 AM by druuna

Converting from metric to imperial and vice versa using bc.

Here are a few examples in the form of functions:

# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
# - Imperial to metric
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #

  • pounds to kilograms
PHP Code:
# Function : lbToKg
# Syntax   : lbToKg <pounds>
#
# Convert pounds to kilogram
function lbToKg() { 
...
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Convert numeral systems (dec <-> bin <-> hex <-> oct)

Posted 12-10-2013 at 04:41 AM by druuna
Updated 01-31-2014 at 04:24 AM by druuna

Converting from one numeral system to another can be done using the bc command.

Here are a few examples in the form of functions:

# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
# - Decimal to ....
# -------------------------------------------------------------------------- #
  • Binary
PHP Code:
# Convert decimal to binary
function decToBin() {
  echo 
"obase=2;$1" bc

Code:
$ decToBin 19
10011
...
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