Easter Algorithm Bug - Printable Version +- HP Forums (https://www.hpmuseum.org/forum) +-- Forum: HP Calculators (and very old HP Computers) (/forum-3.html) +--- Forum: HP Prime (/forum-5.html) +--- Thread: Easter Algorithm Bug (/thread-8334.html) Easter Algorithm Bug - codycbradio - 05-11-2017 05:46 PM The following code is supposed to output the date of easter for a given year. If I put in 2017 for the year it should output "April 16" but instead it outputs "April569". If anyone can figure out what is wrong with my code, please let me know. Code: ``` EXPORT easter(T) BEGIN   // Year (1583-9999)   LOCAL A,B,C,D,EE,K,M,N;   LOCAL P,Q,OUT;   IF T<1583 OR T>9999 THEN     RETURN "Error - Year is invalid.";   ELSE     K:=IP(T/100);     A:=T MOD 19;     B:=T MOD 4;     C:=T MOD 7;     Q:=IP(K/4);     P:=IP((8*K+13)/25);     M:=15-P+K-Q MOD 30;     D:=19*A+M MOD 30;     N:=4+K-Q MOD 7;     EE:=2*B+4*C+6*D+N MOD 7;     IF D+EE<=9 THEN       D:=22+D+EE;       M:=3;     ELSE       IF D==19 AND EE==6 THEN         D:=19;         M:=4;       ELSE         IF D==28 AND EE==6 AND A>10 THEN           D:=18;           M:=4;         ELSE           D:=D+EE-9;           M:=4;         END;       END;     END;     IF M==3 THEN       RETURN cat("April ", STRING(D));     ELSE       RETURN cat("April ", STRING(D));     END;   END;   RETURN OUT; END;``` RE: Easter Algorithm Bug - Fortin - 05-13-2017 12:05 AM Just a quick guess... Code: ``` EXPORT easter(T) BEGIN   // Year (1583-9999)   LOCAL A,B,C,D,EE,K,M,N;   LOCAL P,Q,OUT;   IF T<1583 OR T>9999 THEN     RETURN "Error - Year is invalid.";   ELSE     K:=IP(T/100);     A:=T MOD 19;     B:=T MOD 4;     C:=T MOD 7;     Q:=IP(K/4);     P:=IP((8*K+13)/25);     M:=(15-P+K-Q) MOD 30;     D:=(19*A+M) MOD 30;     N:=(4+K-Q) MOD 7;     EE:=(2*B+4*C+6*D+N) MOD 7;     IF D+EE<=9 THEN       D:=22+D+EE;       M:=3;     ELSE       IF D==19 AND EE==6 THEN         D:=19;         M:=4;       ELSE         IF D==28 AND EE==6 AND A>10 THEN           D:=18;           M:=4;         ELSE           D:=D+EE-9;           M:=4;         END;       END;     END;     IF M==3 THEN       RETURN cat("March ", STRING(D));     ELSE       RETURN cat("April ", STRING(D));     END;   END;   RETURN OUT; END;```