The bc package includes bc and dc. Bc is an arbitrary precision
numeric processing arithmetic language. Dc is an interactive
arbitrary precision stack based calculator, which can be used as a
text mode calculator.
Install the bc package if you need its number handling capabilities or
if you would like to use its text mode calculator.
bc bc is a language that supports arbitrary precision numbers with interactive execution of statements. There are some similarities in the syntax to the C... dc dc is a reverse-polish desk calculator which supports unlimited precision arithmetic. It also allows you to define and call macros. Normally dc reads from the...