Thread: Function exercise

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    Question Function exercise

    Hi everyone can anyone help me with this little problem...

    Write a program that requests two floating-point numbers and prints the value of their difference divided by their product.

    I do not understand what is ment by getting their difference or how to get it, can anyone please help me out with a little example(the calculation), please...

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    im not to sure what you mean but as for dividing the 2 numbers here is an example

    #include <stdio.h>
    #include <conio.h>
    int main(void)
    	float num1 , num2;
    	printf("Enter 2 Numbers : ");
    	scanf("%f %f" , &num1 , &num2);
    	printf("%.2f Divided by %.2f is %.2f\n" , num1 , num2 , num1 / num2);
    	return 0;
    also because they are floats it will have the remainder.

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    difference is the values subtracted from each other

    difference between 1 and 5 is 4 (ie 5-1);

    so subract the values save the result as difference;
    multiply the values save the result as product;
    then take difference/product;
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    Thank you...

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    Surprised you don't know what 'difference' means, if you're at a grade level in which there's comp sci...
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    I was confused about why it is I need to divide the difference by the product and what this would achieve, obviosly it was just an exercise and the output of the program was nothing but an argument passed to a function...

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