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11. Structuring Data

German Gonzalez-Morris1   and Ivor Horton2
(1)
Santiago, Chile
(2)
STRATFORD UPON AVON, UK
 

So far, you’ve learned how to declare and define variables that can hold various types of data, including integers, floating-point values, and characters. You also have the means to create arrays of any of these types and arrays of pointers to memory locations containing data of the types available to you. Although these have proved very useful, there are many applications in which you need even more flexibility.

For instance, suppose you want to write a program that ...

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