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can this be correct:
     DO 2 J=1,80
     IF(Y.GT.1.0) Y=0.6
     F= -A*RP(I)+(Y+Y*Y+Y**3-Y**4)/(1.-Y)**3-B*Y*Y+C*Y**D
     IF(ABS(F)-1.E-6) 4,4,3
 3     DFDY=(1.+4.*Y+4.*Y*Y-4.*Y**3+Y**4)/(1.-Y)**4-2.*B*Y+D*C*Y**(D-1.)
 2     Y= Y-F/DFDY
(do statement that invokes line no. 2)

RE: newbie question

Yes.  That is fine and perfectly standard conforming.   Statement number 2 is the last statement executed each time through the loop.

You could change it such that :

2      CONTINUE is the last statement if you wish.

Many would argue that using CONTINUE is cleaner.

If you are using Fortran 90 or 95  ( rather than the older Fortran 77 ),  you can always end your loops ( if you wish ) with :


Most Fortran 77 compilers also accept END DO as a non-standard extension to their compilers implementation of Fortran.   Note that a Fortran 90/95 compiler should have no problems compiling standard conforming Fortran 77 codes ( with a few very minor exceptions that is ).


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