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  • Copyright 2011
  • Edition: 5th
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33181-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33181-7

Starter Kit

Includes C++ compiler and IDE for Windows, Mac & Linux

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you can learn the basics of programming with C++–one of the most popular and powerful programming languages ever created.

Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, this fast and friendly tutorial teaches you everything you need to know, from installing and using a compiler, to debugging the programs you’ve created, to what’s coming in C++0x, the next version of C++.

Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a solid understanding of the basics of C++ programming concepts and techniques.

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common C++ programming tasks

Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test yourself to make sure you’re ready to go on

Starter Kit software provides everything you need to create and compile C++ programs on any platform–Windows, Mac or Linux

Learn how to…

  • Install and use a C++ compiler for Windows, Mac OS X or Linux
  • Build object-oriented programs in C++
  • Master core C++ concepts such as functions, classes, arrays, and pointers
  • Add rich functionality with linked lists and templates
  • Debug your programs for flawless code
  • Learn exception and error-handling techniques
  • Discover what’s new in C++0x, the next version of C++

Jesse Liberty is the author of numerous books on software development, including best selling titles on C++ and .NET. He is the president of Liberty Associates, Inc. where he provides custom programming, consulting, and training.

Rogers Cadenhead is a web application developer who has written many books on Internet-related topics, including Teach Yourself Java in 24 Hours. He maintains this book’s official website at http://cplusplus.cadenhead.org.

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Table of Contents

Introduction                                                                              1

Part I: Beginning C++

HOUR 1: Writing Your First Program                                                   5

    Using C++ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

    Finding a Compiler. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

    Compiling and Linking the Source Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    Creating Your First Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10

HOUR 2: Organizing the Parts of a Program 15

    Reasons to Use C++ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . 15

    The Parts of a Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

    Comments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22

    Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

HOUR 3: Creating Variables and Constants 29

    What Is a Variable?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

    Defining a Variable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . 33

    Assigning Values to Variables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35

    Using Type Definitions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . 36

    Constants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

HOUR 4: Using Expressions, Statements, and Operators                                 43

    Statements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43

    Expressions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44

    Operators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45

    If-Else Conditional Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53

    Logical Operators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

    Tricky Expression Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58

HOUR 5: Calling Functions 63

    What Is a Function? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63

    Declaring and Defining Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64

    Using Variables with Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

    Function Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69

    Returning Values from Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70

    Default Function Parameters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72

    Overloading Functions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74

HOUR 6: Controlling the Flow of a Program 81

    Looping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

    while Loops. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81

    do-while Loops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 85

    for Loops . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86

    switch Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

HOUR 7: Storing Information in Arrays and Strings 97

    What Is an Array? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . 97

    Writing Past the End of Arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99

    Initializing Arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100

    Multidimensional Arrays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101

    Character Arrays. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104

    Copying Strings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 106

Part II: Classes

HOUR 8: Creating Basic Classes 111

    What Is a Type? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 111

    Creating New Types. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

    Classes and Members. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

    Accessing Class Members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114

    Private Versus Public Access . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 115

    Implementing Member Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . 116

    Creating and Deleting Objects. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118

HOUR 9: Moving into Advanced Classes 125

    const Member Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125

    Interface Versus Implementation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

    Organizing Class Declarations and Function Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 126

    Inline Implementation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127

    Classes with Other Classes as Member Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

Part III: Memory Management

HOUR 10: Creating Pointers 137

    Understanding Pointers and Their Usage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 137

    The Stack and the Heap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146

HOUR 11: Developing Advanced Pointers 155

    Creating Objects on the Heap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155

    Deleting Objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 155

    Accessing Data Members Using Pointers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . 157

    Member Data on the Heap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158

    The this Pointer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 160

    Stray or Dangling Pointers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 161

    const Pointers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 162

    const Pointers and const Member Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163

HOUR 12: Creating References 169

    What Is a Reference? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 169

    Creating a Reference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 170

    Using the Address of Operator on References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 171

    What Can Be Referenced?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173

    Null Pointers and Null References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174

    Passing Function Arguments by Reference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174

    Understanding Function Headers and Prototypes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

    Returning Multiple Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179

HOUR 13: Developing Advanced References and Pointers 185

    Passing by Reference for Efficiency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 185

    Passing a const Pointer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188

    References as an Alternative to Pointers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191

    When to Use References and When to Use Pointers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192

    Don’t Return a Reference to an Object That Isn’t in Scope!. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193

    Returning a Reference to an Object on the Heap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 194

    Pointer, Pointer, Who Has the Pointer? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196

Part IV: Advanced C++

HOUR 14: Calling Advanced Functions 201

    Overloaded Member Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 201

    Using Default Values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203

    Initializing Objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205

    The Copy Constructor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . 206

HOUR 15: Using Operator Overloading 215

    Operator Overloading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . 215

    Conversion Operators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . 225

Part V: Inheritance and Polymorphism

HOUR 16: Extending Classes with Inheritance 233

    What Is Inheritance? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 233

    Private Versus Protected . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236

    Constructors and Destructors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238

    Passing Arguments to Base Constructors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241

    Overriding Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 245

HOUR 17: Using Polymorphism and Derived Classes 253

    Polymorphism Implemented with Virtual Methods . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 253

    How Virtual Member Functions Work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257

HOUR 18: Making Use of Advanced Polymorphism 269

    Problems with Single Inheritance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . 269

    Abstract Data Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273

HOUR 19: Storing Information in Linked Lists 289

    Linked Lists and Other Structures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . 289

    Linked List Case Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 290

    Linked Lists as Objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 299

Part VI: Special Topics

HOUR 20: Using Special Classes, Functions, and Pointers 303

    Static Member Data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303

    Static Member Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305

    Containment of Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 307

    Friend Classes and Functions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . 313

HOUR 21: Using New Features of C++0x 331

    The Next Version of C++. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331

    Null Pointer Constant . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 332

    Compile-Time Constant Expressions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . 333

    Auto-Typed Variables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 335

    New for Loop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 338

HOUR 22: Employing Object-Oriented Analysis and Design 343

    The Development Cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 343

    Simulating an Alarm System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 344

    PostMaster: A Case Study . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 351

HOUR 23: Creating Templates 373

    What Are Templates?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 373

    Instances of the Template . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374

    Template Definition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 374

    Using Template Items . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 381

HOUR 24: Dealing with Exceptions and Error Handling 389

    Bugs, Errors, Mistakes, and Code Rot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 389

    Handling the Unexpected . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . 390

    Exceptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391

    Using try and catch Blocks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 395

    Writing Professional-Quality Code . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 400

Part VII: Appendices

APPENDIX A: Binary and Hexadecimal 409

APPENDIX B: Glossary 419

APPENDIX C: This Book’s Website 427

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We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone in accordance with the users' wishes when a user submits their information through our Contact Us form.

Other Collection and Use of Information


Application and System Logs

Pearson automatically collects log data to help ensure the delivery, availability and security of this site. Log data may include technical information about how a user or visitor connected to this site, such as browser type, type of computer/device, operating system, internet service provider and IP address. We use this information for support purposes and to monitor the health of the site, identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents and appropriately scale computing resources.

Web Analytics

Pearson may use third party web trend analytical services, including Google Analytics, to collect visitor information, such as IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. While these analytical services collect and report information on an anonymous basis, they may use cookies to gather web trend information. The information gathered may enable Pearson (but not the third party web trend services) to link information with application and system log data. Pearson uses this information for system administration and to identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents, appropriately scale computing resources and otherwise support and deliver this site and its services.

Cookies and Related Technologies

This site uses cookies and similar technologies to personalize content, measure traffic patterns, control security, track use and access of information on this site, and provide interest-based messages and advertising. Users can manage and block the use of cookies through their browser. Disabling or blocking certain cookies may limit the functionality of this site.

Do Not Track

This site currently does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Security


Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Children


This site is not directed to children under the age of 13.

Marketing


Pearson may send or direct marketing communications to users, provided that

  • Pearson will not use personal information collected or processed as a K-12 school service provider for the purpose of directed or targeted advertising.
  • Such marketing is consistent with applicable law and Pearson's legal obligations.
  • Pearson will not knowingly direct or send marketing communications to an individual who has expressed a preference not to receive marketing.
  • Where required by applicable law, express or implied consent to marketing exists and has not been withdrawn.

Pearson may provide personal information to a third party service provider on a restricted basis to provide marketing solely on behalf of Pearson or an affiliate or customer for whom Pearson is a service provider. Marketing preferences may be changed at any time.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information


If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your postal address or email address), we provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done on the Account page. If a user no longer desires our service and desires to delete his or her account, please contact us at customer-service@informit.com and we will process the deletion of a user's account.

Choice/Opt-out


Users can always make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with certain services offered by InformIT. If you choose to remove yourself from our mailing list(s) simply visit the following page and uncheck any communication you no longer want to receive: www.informit.com/u.aspx.

Sale of Personal Information


Pearson does not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.

While Pearson does not sell personal information, as defined in Nevada law, Nevada residents may email a request for no sale of their personal information to NevadaDesignatedRequest@pearson.com.

Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Residents


California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.

Sharing and Disclosure


Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:

  • As required by law.
  • With the consent of the individual (or their parent, if the individual is a minor)
  • In response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law
  • To protect the security and safety of individuals, data, assets and systems, consistent with applicable law
  • In connection the sale, joint venture or other transfer of some or all of its company or assets, subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice
  • To investigate or address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities
  • To exercise its legal rights, including enforcement of the Terms of Use for this site or another contract
  • To affiliated Pearson companies and other companies and organizations who perform work for Pearson and are obligated to protect the privacy of personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice
  • To a school, organization, company or government agency, where Pearson collects or processes the personal information in a school setting or on behalf of such organization, company or government agency.

Links


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Requests and Contact


Please contact us about this Privacy Notice or if you have any requests or questions relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Notice


We may revise this Privacy Notice through an updated posting. We will identify the effective date of the revision in the posting. Often, updates are made to provide greater clarity or to comply with changes in regulatory requirements. If the updates involve material changes to the collection, protection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, Pearson will provide notice of the change through a conspicuous notice on this site or other appropriate way. Continued use of the site after the effective date of a posted revision evidences acceptance. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Notice or any objection to any revisions.

Last Update: November 17, 2020