ARITHMETIC SYMBOLS:EXPONENTIATION [^] (INDICATES AN INTEGER EXPONENT) TYPE 3^2 (OUTPUTS A '9' --- 3 TO THE SECOND POWER) SET X=Y^Z (SETS X EQUAL TO Y RAISED TO THE INTEGRAL Z POWER) TYPE 2^3.5 (OUTPUTS AN '8' --- THE .5 IS DROPPED) MULTIPLICATION [*] TYPE 2*4 (OUTPUTS AN '8') SET X=Y*Z (SETS X EQUAL TO Y TIMES Z) DIVISION [/] TYPE 6/2 (OUTPUTS A '3') SET X=Y/Z (SETS X EQUAL TO Y DIVIDED BY Z) ADDITION [+] TYPE 2+2 (OUTPUTS A '4') SET X=Y+Z (SETS X EQUAL TO Y PLUS Z) SUBTRACTION [-] TYPE 3-X (OUTPUTS THE VALUE OF 3-X) SET X=Y-Z (SETS X EQUAL TO Y MINUS Z) ENCLOSURES (),, AND <> MAY BE USED INTERCHANGEABLY IN MATCHED PAIRS TO ENCLOSE QUANTITIES WHICH ARE TO BE OPERATED ON AS A UNIT.
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