is there a way to truncate an array

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    is there a way to truncate an array

    i was wondering how i might be able to empty out the first 5 elements of an array with 10 things in it?

    thank you

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    Code:
    int a[10];
    int i;
    for(i=0;i<5;i++)
    a[i]=a[i+5];
    will copy the next 5 elements to the first five.
    In this type of situation.where you have to remove the first elements you can implement a queue also.
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