Array problem

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    Question Array problem

    i have created the following to display the numbers entered by a user in an array can anybody tell me how i can find out the average of the ten integer numbers entered and display the total. i know ill have to change the variables to floats to accomodate decimal points. im a begginer
    Code:
    #include <iostream.h>
    #define MAX 10
    main()
    {
        int number[MAX];
        int index;
        for (index = 0; index < MAX; index++)
        { 
            
            cout <<"Please enter a number  ";
            cin >> number[index];
        }
        for (index = 0; index < MAX; index++)
        {
            cout <<endl;
            cout << "The contents of the array is as follows";
            cout << (index + 1) << " is ";
            cout << number[index];
        }
        cout << endl;
       
        return(0);
    }
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    Simple!

    Iterate over all elements, adding it to a temporary variable. Then divide by the number of elements.
    Code:
    int Sum = 0;
    for(int i=0; i<MAX; i++)
    {
       Sum += Number[i];
    }
    Sum = Sum / MAX;
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