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# MATH PROBLEM

## MATH PROBLEM

(OP)
OK, I HAVE HAD A LOT OF THESE MATH PROBLEMS AND AFTER I PULL A FEW HAIRS OUT I HAVE MY ANSWER. WELL THIS TIME I HAVE A BRAIN FART,STILL NO ANSWER...IF SOMEONE HAS A FORMULA FOR THIS ONE,A MILLION THANKS...I HAVE A SENSOR THE OUT PUT ADC VALUE IS FROM 574(LOW END) TO 634(HIGH END),OK THAT IS FINE. I NEED TO DISPLAY 30(LOW END TO 50(HIGH END). THE TIME BEFORE THIS I WENT FROM 0(LOW END) TO 100(HIGH END),NO PROBLEM..IS ANY MULTIPLIER OR DIVISOR GOING TO SOLVE THIS PROBLEM...

### RE: MATH PROBLEM

1. Subtract the offset (574) from the ADC output.
2. Scale for the difference in span (634-574) and (50-30).
3. Add the display offset (30).
4. Display the result.

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

### RE: MATH PROBLEM

(OP)
OK MY OUTPUT IS 574 TO 634 FROM A 10BIT ADC,ONLY USING A SMALL DIFFERENCE OF THE FULL SCALE FROM 0 TO 1024...I CAN GET MY ANSWER FROM 574 TO 634 TO BE FROM 0 TO 100...STILL NOT FROM 30 TO 50..

### RE: MATH PROBLEM

If you can get a 0...100 number, then just
divide it by 5 and then

Mike Halloran
Pembroke Pines, FL, USA

### RE: MATH PROBLEM

(OP)
WELL MY FRIEND YOU DID IT.....AFTER THREE HOURS MY UNIT IS RUNNING FINE ( FOR NOW)..TO SUM IT UP, AFTER YOU FIXED THE MATH PART OF MY PROBLEM,IT STILL DID NOT WANT TO WORK..MY CALCULATOR CONFIRMS THE MATH IS PERFECT,MY MICRO CONTROLLER,NOT SO...SO AFTER LOOKING THROUGH MY CODE,I FOUND I WAS MULTIPLYING MY NUMBER BY 100 FIRST THEN TRYING TO DIVIDE... THAT GAVE STRANGE RESULTS,SO I USED A FLOATING POINT MATH ROUTINE,THE NUMBERS TO THE RIGHT OF THE DECIMAL POINT VERY IMPORTANT HERE.. WELL THAT WAS THREE HOURS OF INTENSIVE LEARNING...THANKS A MILLION FOR YOUR HELP,MUCH APPRECIATED...

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