Bookkeeping means keeping track of large quantities of numbers. The computer is a whiz at this kind of thing, but to use this power you must learn how BASIC stores data in variables. Let’s experiment in direct mode to give you a feel for programming with numbers and variables. Clear the computer’s memory again by typing in NEW and then pressing [RETURN]. Clear the screen by pressing [SHIFT]:[CLR/HOME]. Type:
A = 10
B = 2
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