Real easy question but I am missing something

Posted on 2004-10-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
How do I let my program check that load_factor <= .75 when I have load factor as a double type but still returns zero instead of a decimal value? Here is the code I am running

while(NotDivisbleYet=true && k<count)

                        if(Prime2 = true)

                              if(      load_factor >= 0.75)
Thanks I am sure it is something easy and I am missing the answer
Question by:D_basham
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    by:Jaime Olivares
    I guess this line:
    while(NotDivisbleYet=true && k<count)
    could be:
    while(NotDivisbleYet==true && k<count)

    and this line:
     if(Prime2 = true)
    could be:
     if(Prime2 == true)

    = is the assignment operator
    == is the comparison operator

    Good luck,

    Author Comment

    jaime. I appreciate the help but I did figure it out. And you were right. Anywasy I make a deal with you help with this question I will acept your answer. How do I take a string that I am reading from a file and find its ascII value? Thanks :)

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    Accepted Solution

    I guess this line does not provide the behavior you want :

    If "n" and "count" are integers, then the result "n/count" will be an INTEGER, and then type-casted to double.
    For example , 3/4 will produce (int)0 , type-casted to (double)0 !

    Here it is not what you want !

    So you should do this :
    load_factor = ( ((double)n) / ((double)count) );

    See ya
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    Expert Comment

    For your 2nd question:

    A C-String is a array of ascii values! :)

    For example :

    char sBuffer[1024];
    FILE* fp;
    fp = fopen("example.txt", "rt");
    fgets(sBuffer, 1024, fp);

    Now if the string read is "Hello world !", then sBuffer[0] will contain ascii code for 'H', sBuffer[1] will contain ascii code for 'e', etc.!
    sBuffer[i] is a 'char' type, so it's a 1-byte integer.

    You can try this with this sample code :
    printf("%u", sBuffer[0]); // will print "72" in our example


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