Illustration of perform statement, COBOL Programming

Illustration of perform statement:

PERFORM    CALCUALTE-TAX.

In this illustration, the CALCULATE-TAX is either a section name or paragraph name. Assume that it is a section name. All the statements hold in this section will be executed as a result of the execution of the PERFORM statement and afterward the execution of these statements, the control will come back to following the PERFORM statement.

 

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