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Visual C++ 2008: How to Program, Second Edition by D. T. Quirk, H. M. Deitel, P. J. Deitel

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Chapter 5. Control Statements: Part 1

 

Let’s all move one place on.

 
 --Lewis Carroll
 

The wheel is come full circle.

 
 --William Shakespeare
 

How many apples fell on Newton’s head before he took the hint!

 
 --Robert Frost
 

All the evolution we know of proceeds from the vague to the definite.

 
 --Charles Sanders Peirce

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • Basic problem-solving techniques.

  • To develop algorithms through the process of top-down, stepwise refinement.

  • To use the if and if ...else selection statements to choose among alternative actions.

  • To use the while repetition statement to execute statements in a program repeatedly.

  • Counter-controlled repetition and sentinel-controlled repetition.

  • To use the increment, decrement and assignment operators. ...

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