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• Looking for another way to repeat code
Another type of C loop is called the
for loop. A
for loop offers more control than
do-while. With a
for loop, you can specify exactly how many times you want to loop; with
while loops, you must continue looping as long as a condition is true.
C programs have room for all three kinds of loops. Sometimes one loop fits one program’s requirements better than another. For example, if you wrote a program to handle customer orders as customers purchase items from the inventory, you would need to use a
while loop. The program would process orders while customers came through the door. If 100 customers happened to buy things, ...