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Make program to square the numbers from 1 to 20

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hello,...i want to make program to square the numbers from 1 to 20. i have written this program, it's running but not giving the required answer.i think it is giving a garbage value...please tell me where is the issue....I'm very basic programmer studying C++...hope you'll response soon

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  1. void main(void)
  2. {int a;
  3.   int  b;
  4. b=a*a;
  5. for (a=1; a<21; a++)
  6. {printf("%d",b);
  7. printf("the square is%d=b");
  8. }
  9. getche();}
Oct 21 '12 #1
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weaknessforcats
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Your calculation of the square is outside your loop.
Oct 21 '12 #2

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  1. printf("the square is%d=b");
//statement wrong.It should be

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  1. printf("the square is %d",b);
//if not garbage value only returns.
Oct 25 '12 #3

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