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# Pseudocode problem help.

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### #1 mirror1

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 02:23 PM

I need help with my psudocode

Question is:
algorithm will keep track of a customer’s purchases at the local fireworks stand. Customers will not know exactly how many items they will purchase, so using a FOR loop on this lab is not allowed. Let’s keep the rules simple.
1) Accept the dollar value of each item purchased from the user until the user is finished.
2) When purchases are complete, enter a sentinel value of -1 (indicating the user has finished).
3) If more the item purchased is 50.00 or more, give your customer a 10% discount on their item purchased.
4) Display all of the purchases to the customer with the original price and the discount price

My code so far:

Begin FireWorkCalculation

Input "Enter price of item: "&price
WHILE (continue = Y)
Input continue Prompt "Do you wish to continue?"
WHILE (continue = N)
Display continue Prompt "You have completed your order."
ENDWHILE
If totalPrice <= 50.00 then (totalPrice*.10 = fullamount)

End

Any help will be appreciated and thanks in advance:)
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### #2 WingedPanther73

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 04:01 PM

A price of -1 would probably be a simpler loop condition.
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### #3 lespauled

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Posted 23 February 2012 - 06:42 AM

you code says "If totalPrice is LESS THAN or equal to 50, not more.

Also, your while is AFTER the input, so it will never receive another value.
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