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what is the library for cout <<, the compiler is not recognizing it.

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    what is the library for cout <<, the compiler is not recognizing it.

    This is what I got when I tried to compile it.. >

    test.cpp:15: error: ‘cout’ was not declared in this scope

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    You should #include <iostream>. Also, keep in mind that cout is from the std namespace.
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