Pointers to arrays

This is a discussion on Pointers to arrays within the C Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; Code: int main() { int *p; int (*q)[5]; int a[]={1,2,3,4,5}; int b[]={6,7,8,9,10}; p = a; q = b; ............. ............. ...

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    Pointers to arrays

    Code:
    int main()
    {
         int *p;
         int (*q)[5];
         int a[]={1,2,3,4,5};
         int b[]={6,7,8,9,10};
         p = a;
         q = b;
         .............
         .............
    }
    In the above program, p is a pointer to an integer while q is a pointer to an array of 5 integers. Bothe p an q pointers same in their purpos?

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