© Ivor Horton and Peter Van Weert 2018
Ivor Horton and Peter Van WeertBeginning C++17https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3366-5_5

5. Arrays and Loops

Ivor Horton1  and Peter Van Weert2
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, UK
Kessel-Lo, Belgium

An array enables you to work with several data items of the same type using a single name, the array name. The need for this occurs often—when working with a series of temperatures or the ages of a group of people, for example. A loop is another fundamental programming facility. It provides a mechanism for repeating one or more statements as many times as your application requires. Loops are essential in the majority of programs. Using a computer to calculate the company payroll, for example, would not be ...

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