Hi all,

I'm teaching myself C++ from a textbook ( C++ HOW TO PROGRAM by Deitel&Deitel ) but after successfully creating a program using C style arrays I'm having trouble converting it into vetors.

Any help much appreciated!!!

Please see both programs code below:

Code:// recursiveFindMinimum.cpp ( WITH ARRAYS ) #include <iostream> using namespace std; const int arraySize = 5; void initializeArray( int[] ); // to ask the user for numbers int findMinimum( int[], int, int ); // to recursively find the smallest number int main() { cout << "Welcome! This program recursively locates the smallest number in an array!" << endl; int array1[ arraySize ]; int startSubscript = 0; initializeArray( array1 ); int smallest = array1[ 0 ]; smallest = findMinimum( array1, startSubscript, smallest ); cout << "\nYour smallest number was: " << smallest << "!" << endl; } // end main // to recursively find the smallest number int findMinimum( int array[], int counter, int smallest ) { while ( counter < arraySize ) { if ( smallest > array[ counter ] ) { smallest = array[ counter ]; } // end if counter++; findMinimum( array, counter, smallest ); } // end while return smallest; } // end function findMinimum // to ask the user for numbers void initializeArray( int array[] ) { cout << endl; for ( int i = 0; i < arraySize; i++ ) { cout << "Enter a number into the array: "; cin >> array[ i ]; } // end for } // end function initializeArrayCode:// recursiveFindMinimumWithVectors.cpp ( WITH VECTORS ) #include <iostream> #include <vector> using namespace std; const int arraySize = 5; void initializeArray( vector < int > ); // to ask the user for numbers int findMinimum( vector < int >, int, int ); // to recursively find the smallest number int main() { cout << "Welcome! This program recursively locates the smallest number in an array!" << endl; vector < int > array1( arraySize ); int startSubscript = 0; initializeArray( array1 ); int smallest = array1[ 0 ]; smallest = findMinimum( array1, startSubscript, smallest ); cout << "\nYour smallest number was: " << smallest << "!" << endl; } // end main // to recursively find the smallest number int findMinimum( vector < int > array, int counter, int smallest ) { while ( counter < arraySize ) { if ( smallest > array[ counter ] ) { smallest = array[ counter ]; } // end if counter++; findMinimum( array, counter, smallest ); } // end while return smallest; } // end function findMinimum // to ask the user for numbers void initializeArray( vector < int > array ) { cout << endl; for ( int i = 0; i < arraySize; i++ ) { cout << "Enter a number into the array: "; cin >> array[ i ]; } // end for } // end function initializeArray