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Back to Introduction to The Course. On to Basic Types: Symbols, Lists, and Numbers.
Held: Thursday, 22 January 2004
Summary: Today we begin our exploration of Scheme with a short overview of the history and purpose of the language and lots of experimentation.
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Notes:
Overview:
lambda
that you'll
learn about soon was just a "hmmm ... that sounds interesting, I'll
put it in" fluke.
(+ 2 3 4) (sqrt 4) (expt 2 3)
+
: Sum its parameters.
*
: Compute the product of its parameters.

: Subtract the second parameter from the first.
(sqrt val)
: Compute the square root of val.
(expt v p)
: Compute v^{p}.
(abs v)
: Compute the absolute value of v.
Thursday, 22 January 2004 [Samuel A. Rebelsky]
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