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Write a C program to do currency conversion. The program will display a title "Currency Conversion," ask the user to enter the amount in US dollars, and then convert it into 5 foreign currencies. The program will then output the names of five currencies and their equivalents to US dollars. Use the exchange rates below.

1 Swiss Franc = 0.6072 US dollars
1 British Pound = 1.4320 US Dollars
1 Japanese Yen = 0.0081 US DOLLARS
1 Canadian Dollar = 0.6556 US Dollars
1 Euro                 = 0.8923 US Dollars
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by:Sjef Bosman
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And your problem is... What's the code you have?
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by:ankuratvb
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Homework???

We're not allowed to do your homework,
either post your attempt at the code,or tell us specifically where you are stuck,
We'll be glad to help.


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by:shnhutson
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I am stuck after I include < stdio.h>. How do I define the different currencies.
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ankuratvb earned 125 total points
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Think what you have to do:

First,you need to get the dollar value from the user.Take a float.
float dollar;

Then,conversion requires multiplication with the values you have provided above.These are decimal values as well,so use float for them as well.
float euro=0.1234;//whatever your value,place here
//similarly for the other currencies as well.

Multiply the dollar with the conversion value and you have the converted value.

Use printf() to display the text and the converted value.
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by:ankuratvb
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Lets say you define euro as:
float euro=0.8923;

>The program will then output the names of five currencies and their equivalents to US >dollars.

1 USD=1/euro

Use printf() to print these values out for all the five currencies.
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by:Sjef Bosman
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Now are you doing the homework for him/her after all. Writing the code would have been a lot faster, about 12 lines would be enough, wouldn't it?

ShnHutson: do you have a good book on C? I have a very old Kernighan & Ritchie "The C Programming Language", and you can find a similar program on page 8 already! (Celsius-Fahrenheit conversion)
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by:shnhutson
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Thanks for the help, I don't have any books on C. Only the teacher's weekly notes. What you have posted helped me out the rut.
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I accepted it because I pieced together some of the comments that were made. I was running out of time.
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