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Drawing an Inverted Triangle

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  1. #include <stdio.h>
  2. #include <stdlib.h>
  3.  
  4. int main(int argc, char *argv[])
  5. {
  6.  int i=0, j;
  7.  while (++i<10) {
  8.        j=9;
  9.        while (++j<=i) {
  10.              printf("*");
  11.              }
  12.              printf("\n");
  13.              } 
  14.   system("PAUSE");    
  15.   return 0;
  16. }
Hey everyone, I am a newbie in C language and this is my first major obstacle in completing a tutorial in my preparatory course....I was experimenting with the code above to try to created an "inverted triangle" by using nested loop...This code was modified from the code given for creating a right-side up triangle...Anyone can show me how to do an "inverted triangle"? Also, I also don't understand what i and j exactly plays in the role in creating this triangular shape.
Aug 7 '07 #1
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pbmods
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Heya, Geosondaman. Welcome to TSDN!

Changed thread title to better describe the problem (did you know that threads whose titles contain three words or less actually get FEWER responses?).

Please use CODE tags when posting source code. See the REPLY GUIDELINES on the right side of the page next time you post.

I'm going to go ahead and move this thread to the C forum, where our resident Experts will be better able to help you out.
Aug 7 '07 #2

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