Struct - Structure Records in C(struct In real life a record usually refers to recording or documentation of details of an event In computer

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Records in C++ (struct) In real life a record usually refers to recording or documentation of details of an event In computer science a record refers to a collection of data representing an item Programming languages provides some methods of handling this. C++ allows user to create new data types to represent an entity, they are called structures and key word struct is used to create them.
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C++ Syntax C++ syntac to create a new struct type in C++ struct Struct_name { //an identifier data_tyep1 field1, field2; // identifiers data_tyep2 field3, field4; // identifiers } ; Fields to represent data elements, they can be of any data type and may be as many as needed. Once the structure is defined, variables of that type can be declared. Struct_name var1, Var2; // Identifiers
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Structures in C++ To represent a fraction in a C++ program one can use 2 methods Declare 2 variables to store the value of numerator in one and denominator in the other one int Denominator, Numerator ; The other is to create new data type called fraction and store the components inside it and declare variables of type fraction : struct fraction { //Declare new data type int denominator, numerator ; } ; fraction Frac1 ; // declare variables
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course CSCI 101 taught by Professor Ghyam during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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Struct - Structure Records in C(struct In real life a record usually refers to recording or documentation of details of an event In computer

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