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# Statements for Numerical Calculations

The most general statement for calculations is

This statement enables you to assign the result of any calculation expression to a target field. Arithmetic expressions are particularly useful for numerical calculations.

Alongside the arithmetic expressions in `COMPUTE`

there are four special statements
for the four basis calculation operations. You can use the following key words to perform the arithmetic operations add, subtract, multiply, and divide:

Other versions:
**7.31** | 7.40 | *7.54*

Note

In addition to the statements displayed here, there is also a set of obsolete calculation statements.