Thread: Pointers to arrays

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    Pointers to arrays

    int main()
         int *p;
         int (*q)[5];
         int a[]={1,2,3,4,5};
         int b[]={6,7,8,9,10};
         p = a;
         q = b;
    In the above program, p is a pointer to an integer while q is a pointer to an array of 5 integers. Bothe p an q pointers same in their purpos?

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    "Bothe" is an amusing contraction for "both the"

    Anyway, my answer would be no. Think about what you would use them for.
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