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C Program Structure

A C program basically has the following form:

We must have a main() function.

A function has the form:

If the type definition is omitted C assumes that function returns an integer type. NOTE: This can be a source of problems in a program.

So returning to our first C program:


Let us look at another printing statement:


The output of this would be:
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