## Thursday, October 12, 2017

### HP Prime and Casio fx-CG 50: Leap Year Test

HP Prime and Casio fx-CG 50: Leap Year Test

Introduction

The presented program tests whether a year is a leap year.  A leap year has 366 days instead of 365, with the extra day given to February (February 29).  The criteria for a leap year are:

* Leap years are year numbers evenly divisible by 4.  Example:  1992, 2016
* Exception:  years that are divisible by 100 but not divisible by 400.  Example:  2000 is a leap year, but 1900 and 2100 aren’t.

HP Prime Program ISLEAPYEAR

EXPORT ISLEAPYEAR(y)
BEGIN
IF FP(y/4) ≠ 0 OR (FP(y/100) == 0 AND FP(y/400) ≠ 0)
THEN
RETURN 0;
ELSE
RETURN 1;
END;
END;

Casio fx-CG 50 ISLEAPYR

“YEAR”? → Y
If Frac(Y ÷ 4) ≠ 0 Or (Frac(Y ÷ 100) = 0 And Frac(Y ÷ 400) ≠ 0)
Then
“No”
Else
“YES”
IfEnd

Eddie

This blog is property of Edward Shore, 2017.

1. Nice!
Which calculator do you recommend for programming on the go? I know there are much better options for that, I have a Surface Pro, a couple of portable Raspberry Pi mods... but I love calculators, what can I do! :D
Anyway I just want a really portable calculator with programming capabilities for doing really simple things.
I heard about the new Numworks but, as seen on the official Casio France YouTube channel, next September Casio will add a Python menu in the cg50, it looks promising.
Thanks and good website!!

2. Which is better?Casio FXCG50 or HP prime?

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