Chapter 7. Functions and an Introduction to Recursion


Form ever follows function.

 --Louis Henri Sullivan

E pluribus unum. (One composed of many.)


O! call back yesterday, bid time return.

 --William Shakespeare

Call me Ishmael.

 --Herman Melville

When you call me that, smile!

 --Owen Wister

Answer me in one word.

 --William Shakespeare

There is a point at which methods devour themselves.

 --Frantz Fanon

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

 --Soren Kierkegaard


In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • To construct programs modularly from functions.

  • To use common math functions available in the C++ Standard Library.

  • To create functions with multiple parameters.

  • The mechanisms for passing information between ...

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