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Discuss the meaning of each of the following objects:

  1. std::cin
  2. std::cout


Fill in the blanks in each of the following:

  1. ________ are used to document a program and improve its readability.
  2. The object used to print information on the screen is ________.
  3. A C++ statement that makes a decision is ________.
  4. Most calculations are normally performed by _________ statements.
  5. The ________ object inputs values from the keyboard.


Write a single C++ statement or line that accomplishes each of the following:

  1. Print the message "Enter two numbers".
  2. Assign the product of variables b and c to variable a.
  3. State that a program performs a payroll calculation (i.e., use text that helps to document a program).
  4. Input three integer values from the keyboard into integer variables a, b and c.


State which of the following are true and which are false. If false, explain your answers.

  1. C++ operators are evaluated from left to right.
  2. The following are all valid variable names: _under_bar_, m928134, t5, j7, her_sales, his_account_total, a, b, c, z, z2.
  3. The statement cout << "a = 5"; is a typical example of an assignment statement.
  4. A valid C++ arithmetic expression with no parentheses is evaluated from left to right.
  5. The following are all invalid variable names: 3g, 87, 67h2, h22, 2h.


Fill in the blanks in each of the following:

  1. What arithmetic operations are on the same level of precedence as multiplication? _______.
  2. When parentheses are nested, which set of parentheses is evaluated first in an arithmetic expression? ________.
  3. A location in the computer's memory that may contain different values at various times throughout the execution of a program is called a(n) ________.


What, if anything, prints when each of the following C++ statements is performed? If nothing prints, then answer "nothing." Assume x = 2 and y = 3.

  1. cout << x;
  2. cout << x + x;
  3. cout << "x=" ;
  4. cout << "x = " << x;
  5. cout << x + y << " = " << y + x;
  6. z = x + y;
  7. cin >> x >> y;
  8. // cout << "x + y = " << x + y;
  9. cout << "\n" ;


Which of the following C++ statements contain variables whose values are replaced?

  1. cin >> b >> c >> d >> e >> f;
  2. p = i + j + k + 7;
  3. cout << "variables whose values are replaced" ;
  4. cout << "a = 5" ;


Given the algebraic equation y = ax 3 + 7, which of the following, if any, are correct C++ statements for this equation?

  1. y = a * x * x * x + 7 ;
  2. y = a * x * x * ( x + 7 );
  3. y = ( a * x ) * x * ( x + 7 );
  4. y = (a * x) * x * x + 7 ;
  5. y = a * ( x * x * x ) + 7 ;
  6. y = a * x * ( x * x + 7 );


(Order of Evalution) State the order of evaluation of the operators in each of the following C++ statements and show the value of x after each statement is performed.

  1. x = 7 + 3 * 6 / 2 - 1 ;
  2. x = 2 % 2 + 2 * 2 - 2 / 2 ;
  3. x = ( 3 * 9 * ( 3 + ( 9 * 3 / ( 3 ) ) ) );


(Arithmetic) Write a program that asks the user to enter two numbers, obtains the two numbers from the user and prints the sum, product, difference, and quotient of the two numbers.


(Printing) Write a program that prints the numbers 1 to 4 on the same line with each pair of adjacent numbers separated by one space. Do this several ways:

  1. Using one statement with one stream insertion operator.
  2. Using one statement with four stream insertion operators.
  3. Using four statements.


(Comparing Integers) Write a program that asks the user to enter two integers, obtains the numbers from the user, then prints the larger number followed by the words "is larger." If the numbers are equal, print the message "These numbers are equal."


(Arithmetic, Smallest and Largest) Write a program that inputs three integers from the keyboard and prints the sum, average, product, smallest and largest of these numbers. The screen dialog should appear as follows:


(Diameter, Circumference and Area of a Circle) Write a program that reads in the radius of a circle as an integer and prints the circle's diameter, circumference and area. Use the constant value 3.14159 for p. Do all calculations in output statements. [Note: In this chapter, we've discussed only integer constants and variables. In Chapter 4 we discuss floating-point numbers, i.e., values that can have decimal points.]


(Displaying Shapes with Asterisks) Write a program that prints a box, an oval, an arrow and a diamond as follows:

*********           ***              *             *
*       *         *     *           ***           * *
*       *        *       *         *****         *    *
*       *        *       *           *          *      *
*       *        *       *           *         *        *
*       *        *       *           *          *      *
*       *        *       *           *           *    *
*       *         *     *            *             * *
*********           ***              *              *


What does the following code print?

cout << "*\n**\n***\n****\n*****" << endl;


(Largest and Smallest Integers) Write a program that reads in five integers and determines and prints the largest and the smallest integers in the group. Use only the programming techniques you learned in this chapter.


(Odd or Even) Write a program that reads an integer and determines and prints whether it's odd or even. [Hint: Use the modulus operator. An even number is a multiple of two. Any multiple of two leaves a remainder of zero when divided by 2.]


(Multiples) Write a program that reads in two integers and determines and prints if the first is a multiple of the second. [Hint: Use the modulus operator.]


(Checkerboard Pattern) Display the following checkerboard pattern with eight output statements, then display the same pattern using as few statements as possible.

* * * * * * * *
 * * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
 * * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
 * * * * * * * *
* * * * * * * *
 * * * * * * * *


(Integer Equivalent of a Character) Here is a peek ahead. In this chapter you learned about integers and the type int. C++ can also represent uppercase letters, lowercase letters and a considerable variety of special symbols. C++ uses small integers internally to represent each different character. The set of characters a computer uses and the corresponding integer representations for those characters are called that computer's character set. You can print a character by enclosing that character in single quotes, as with

cout << 'A'; // print an uppercase A 

You can print the integer equivalent of a character using static_cast as follows:

cout << static_cast< int >( 'A' ); // print 'A' as an integer

This is called a cast operation (we formally introduce casts in Chapter 4). When the preceding statement executes, it prints the value 65 (on systems that use the ASCII character set). Write a program that prints the integer equivalent of a character typed at the keyboard. Store the input in a variable of type char. Test your program several times using uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits and special characters (like $).


(Digits of an Integer) Write a program that inputs a five-digit integer, separates the integer into its digits and prints them separated by three spaces each. [Hint: Use the integer division and modulus operators.] For example, if the user types in 42339, the program should print:

4  2  3  3  9


(Table) Using the techniques of this chapter, write a program that calculates the squares and cubes of the integers from 0 to 10. Use tabs to print the following neatly formatted table of values:

integer square  cube
0       0       0
1       1       1
2       4       8
3       9       27
4       16      64
5       25      125
6       36      216
7       49      343
8       64      512
9       81      729
10      100     1000
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