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# Reverse array elements

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### #1 alexie

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 06:18 AM

Hello.

I have some question i don't understand well, so i hope someone can explain clearly to me

Reverse Array

Program to reverse array elements. To invert/reverse array elements.
E.g
Input : "ar[0]=a, ar[1]=b, ar[2]=c", Output : "ar[0]=c, ar[1]=b, ar[2]=a",
Program should be able to read in/accept any input array size of alphanumeric elements.

Many Thanks!

### #2 kernelcoder

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 06:28 AM

Suppose, the array is [0, 2, 5, 6, 8, 3, 2]. It will be [2, 3, 8, 6, 5, 2, 0] after reversing. You got it right. So, I'm not sure what is/are your question(s)?

### #3 alexie

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 06:45 AM

i don't understand the meaning for ar[0]=a. is it input number or word?

### #4 kernelcoder

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 06:50 AM

i don't understand the meaning for ar[0]=a. is it input number or word?

In the example in your post, ar is the array where 'a' is the content in the first cell/room of the array, 'b' is the content of the second cell/room of the array and 'c' is the content in the third cell/room of the array. They are 0, 2 & 5 in my example respectively.

### #5 alexie

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 07:06 AM

so if i need to input 5 number i need to set up like this : ar[0]=a, ar[1]=b, ar[2]=c, ar[3]=d, ar[4]=e
or is there any short cut?

### #6 kernelcoder

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 07:11 AM

so if i need to input 5 number i need to set up like this : ar[0]=a, ar[1]=b, ar[2]=c, ar[3]=d, ar[4]=e
or is there any short cut?

Well, you can take the input and set the array in a loop.

### #7 alexie

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 07:34 AM

Oh. can you show me a example? thanks again

### #8 kernelcoder

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 07:56 AM

Oh. can you show me a example? thanks again

Here is a sample particularly specific to your example --
```#include <stdio.h>

int main(int argc, char *argv[]){
int i;
char ar[5];

for(i = 0; i < 5; ++i) {
printf("\nInput character %d: ", i + 1);
scanf(" %c", &ar[i]);
}

return 0;
}```

### #9 object

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Posted 03 January 2013 - 01:31 PM

Reversing arrays is easy. Start at the beginning and end of your array, swapping the two elements and working your way inwards until the two indexes come together or overlap.

kernelcoder: What is the significance of the return value of scanf?

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