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    Need help with finding sum of an array plz.

    I need help finding the sum of the expense in this array. Please tell me whats wrong with this and help me fix it. Will appreciate it thank you
    Code:
    #include <iostream>
    #include <string>
    #include <sstream>
    #include <fstream>
    using namespace std;
    
    int main()
    {
    
        char type[100];
        double total=0;
        double amount;
        int numbers=0;
        int i=0;
        char name[30];
            cout << "enter the employee name:"<< endl;
            cin.getline(name,30);
            cout << "enter the number of expense items:" <<  endl;
            cin >> numbers;
            cin.ignore();
            while (i < numbers)
    {
        i++;
            cout << "enter the type of expense:";
            cin.getline(type,100);
            cout << "enter the amount of expense:";
            cin >> amount;
            cin.ignore();    
            for (i=0; i <=numbers; i++)
            {
                total += amount[i];
                i++;
            cout << "total =" << total << endl;
            }
    }
    }

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    Please fix you indentation. A real programmer has perfectly formatted code - always.
    You may like to make things hard on yourself, but if you want others' help then you should make the code as tidily formatted as possible.

    The most obvious problem I see is that you're using the variable 'i' for both the inner and outer loop. You probably mean to have a separate variable for each loop.
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    Please tell me whats wrong with this
    Sorry, checking your code for syntax errors is your compilers job and it probably did it well. If you know the errors, post them and we will help you. I will not do the work a computer already did.
    rags_to_riches likes this.
    hth
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