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HP Forum Archive 11

 More a curiosity than a challenge...Message #1 Posted by Vieira, Luiz C. (Brazil) on 10 Mar 2003, 6:14 a.m. Hi; One curiosity (or chalenge): given three numbers A, B and C in the stack (X-, Y- and Z- registers) what's the shortest way to get (A+B+C), A, B and C in any order in the stack by using only the stack registers and stack manipulations?```Before After or or or... X A A A+B+C A Y B B A A+B+C Z C C B - T - A+B+C - C L - - C B``` I know an easy way with the HP42S:```ENTER RCL - ST Z RCL - ST T``` or in an HP41:```ENTER R^ (ROLL-UP) ST+ Y R^ (ROLL-UP) ST+ Z``` but I would like to know the shortest way to do it in, say, a Voyager, or in an HP32SII, or in an HP12C. Restrictions are the calculator's resources themselves. Any clues? This is intented to activate some stand-by, RPN-mode, stack-simulation areas of contributors' brains. And, of course, I want to know a better, shortest way to do it. Hope you like it. Luiz C. Vieira - Brazil

 Oops!! Typo..Message #2 Posted by Vieira, Luiz C. (Brazil) on 10 Mar 2003, 6:46 a.m.,in response to message #1 by Vieira, Luiz C. (Brazil) Hi; the HP42S procedure is:```ENTER RCL + ST Z RCL + ST T``` Forgive me! Luiz C. Vieira - Brazil

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