Shell Script to swap values in two variables x and y

in Categories Shell Math last updated April 9, 2008
#!/bin/bash
# Shell Script to swap values in two variables x and y
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echo "Enter value for x : "
read x
echo "Enter value for y : "
read y
echo "Before swap, x = $x and y = $y"
z=$x
x=$y
y=$z
echo "After swap, x = $x and y = $y"