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An interactive arbitrary-precision calculator in the terminal. More information:

  • Start calc in interactive mode:


  • Perform a calculation in non-interactive mode:

calc '{{85 * (36 / 4)}}'

  • Don't format the output (for use with [p]ipes):

calc -p '{{4/3 * pi() * 5^3}}'

  • Perform a calculation and then switch to [i]nteractive mode:

calc -i '{{sqrt(2)}}'

  • Start calc in a specific permission [m]ode (0 to 7, defaults to 7):

calc -m {{mode}}

  • View an introduction to calc:

calc help intro

  • View an overview of calc:

calc help overview

  • Open the calc manual:

calc help