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The cost to ship a package is a flat fee of 75 cents plus 25 cents per pound.
1. Declare a const named CENTS_PER_POUND and initialize with 25.
2. Get the shipping weight from user input storing the weight into shipWeightPounds.
3. Using FLAT_FEE_CENTS and CENTS_PER_POUND constants, assign shipCostCents with the cost of shipping a package weighing shipWeightPounds.

What I have tried:

#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main() {
   int shipWeightPounds;
   int shipCostCents = 0;
   const int FLAT_FEE_CENTS = 75;

   /* Your solution goes here  */

   cout << "Weight(lb): " << shipWeightPounds;
   cout << ", Flat fee(cents): " << FLAT_FEE_CENTS;
   cout << ", Cents per lb: " << CENTS_PER_POUND << endl;
   cout << "Shipping cost(cents): " << shipCostCents << endl;

   return 0;
Updated 31-Mar-22 15:06pm

..and you had a question?

Off the bat I can see you don't have one of the constants defined.
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Zhen Gerald 1-Sep-21 17:20pm    
help me solve that question please
Dave Kreskowiak 1-Sep-21 17:21pm    
WHAT QUESTION? You haven't asked anything.
jeron1 1-Sep-21 17:28pm    
Take a close look at instruction #1.
Dave Kreskowiak 1-Sep-21 17:29pm    
I am not doing your homework for you. That is literally a single line of code.
jeron1 1-Sep-21 17:34pm    
I agree! LOL :-)
you need a function which calculates the costs like

int shippingCosts( int shipWeightPounds ) {
Do the math yourself. And you need to declares the constants outside the main.
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const int CENTS_PER_POUND = 25;


shipCostCents = FLAT_FEE_CENTS + (shipWeightPounds * CENTS_PER_POUND);

Here goes the answer I hope this helps!!
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Dave Kreskowiak 31-Mar-22 23:53pm    
Doing someone's homework for them is not helping them, and the class is over by now.

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