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?
printf("enter the amount of numbers: ");
printf("enter the numbers: ");
printf("the sum is: %i",sum);
Look closely at your for loop statement, especially the test expression. You have a classic fence post error.
Also, your initialization statement isn’t initializing anything.
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Your loop head is malformed.
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
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:
i see, big mistake, i didn’t notice it
Thank you so much