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How Can Apple II DOS 3.3 Floppy Disks be Restored after Formatting with INIT?

I have files on around 50 5.25" floppy disks. Most are in the Apple II (or ][ Plus), DOS 3.3 formats. I have the Apple ][+ with 64K RAM (48K on MBd plus 16K on the Language Card in Slot 0), and ...
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How did early computers deal with calculations involving pounds, shillings, and pence?

In the era before UK currency was decimal, how were accounting calculations involving pounds, shillings, and pence typically handled? Were the underlying computations typically performed in terms of ...
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