# Can you help me with this code in c?

I want to calculate the sum of n numbers that I enter but when i am asked to enter the n numbers, it puts me to enter one more of the n numbers that i just entered, what is happening?

``````
#include<stdio.h>

int main(){
int i,n,sum=0;
int numbers;

printf("enter the amount of numbers: ");
scanf("%i",&n);

for(i<=1;i<=n;i++){
printf("enter the numbers: ");
scanf("%i",&numbers);

sum=sum+numbers;

}

printf("the sum is: %i",sum);

return 0;
}
``````

Look closely at your for loop statement, especially the test expression. You have a classic fence post error.

Also, your initialization statement isnâ€™t initializing anything.

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``````for (i <= 1; i <= n; i++)
``````

The initialization statement `i <= 1` is just performing the logical test to see if `i` is less than or equal to `1`. You need to actually assign an initial value to `i`.

As a side note, it is typical to start an `0` and continue while your iterator is less than the bound, rather than starting at `1` and continuing until your iterator is less than or equal to the bound.

You can learn more about loops in C/C++, with examples, here:
https://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/language/for

i see, big mistake, i didnâ€™t notice it
Thank you so much

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