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To do this, it will most likely be necessary to make changes to 9 10 Chapter 2 Some Fundamentals the original source program. In that case, the entire process of compiling, linking, and executing the program must be repeated until the desired results are obtained. This process of editing, compiling, running, and debugging programs is often managed by a single integrated application known as an Integrated Development Environment, or IDE for short. An IDE is a windows-based program that allows you to easily manage large software programs, edit files in windows, and compile, link, run, and debug your programs.

H> int main (Void) ( 19 20 Chapter 3 Compiling and Running Your First Program INT sum; /* COMPUTE RESULT sum = 25 + 37 - 19 /* DISPLAY RESULTS // printf ("The answer is %i\n" sum); return 0; } 6. What output might you expect from the following program? You also take a detailed look at the basic data types and some fundamental rules for writing arithmetic expressions in C. This meant that computer instructions had to be hand-coded into binary numbers by the programmer before they could be entered into the machine.

4, the first C program statement declares the variable sum to be of type integer. C requires that all program variables be declared before they are used in a program. This information is needed by the compiler to generate the correct instructions to store and retrieve values into and out of the variable. A variable declared as type int can only be used to hold integral values; that is, values without decimal places. Examples of integral values are 3, 5, –20, and 0. 0, for example, are known as floating-point or real numbers.

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