1 : Getting started

The window above is a MISC prompt. Type a line of MISC code and hit **Alt-Enter** to run it.

MISC uses a prefix notation, that is the operator comes before the operands ("1 + 2" is written as "+ 1 2"). In MISC these are wrapped in square brackets, for example the sum 137+349 is written as [+ 137 349].

Try some simple expressions:

For the moment MISC can look much like LISP but with square brackets. All of the above examples would be valid LISP if written with normal brackets "()".