examples/scalars/basic_calculator.pl
#!/usr/bin/perl
use strict;
use warnings;

print "Type in 2 numbers and an operator and I'll print the results\n\n";
 
print "First number: ";
my $first = <STDIN>;
chomp($first);
 
print "Second number: ";
my $other = <STDIN>;
chomp($other);
 
print "The operator: ";
my $oper = <STDIN>;
chomp($oper);
 
my $result;
if ($oper eq "+") { $result = $first + $other; }
if ($oper eq "-") { $result = $first - $other; }
if ($oper eq "*") { $result = $first * $other; }
if ($oper eq "/") {
    if ($other == 0) {
        print "\nCannot divide by 0\n";
        $result = "ERROR";
    } else {
        $result = $first / $other;
    }
}
 
print "\nResult of $first $oper $other = $result\n";

# What if the given operator is not one of the 4 ?