When i run
p=0.1 k=2 while [ $p \< 1 ] do echo $p p=$(echo "scale=2; $p*$k" | bc) done
i have this result
0.1 .2 .4 .8
What can i do to have 0.1, 0.2, 0.4 and 0.8 ?
closed as off topic by Rinzwind, hhlp, LnxSlck, Jorge Castro, Tachyons Nov 20 '12 at 18:47
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I would do use seq and printf to solve my problem. check this:
Maybe this will help you to continue.