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Babbage is a domain-specific programming language for business and financial computations. It was designed by John E. Chick in the 1950s to mimic manual accounting processes, making it easier for non-programming experts to create and understand financial models. The language allows users to define variables, input data records sequentially, perform arithmetic operations on these inputs and print reports showing computed values. Babbage's syntax also handles rounding modes and tax calculations effectively, making it a practical tool for accountants who work with complex financial structures.

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