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How To store values in array by reading input in UNIX shell pgm

swapan2005
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can anyone please tell me how to declare and read values into an array in Unix shell pgm.
like if i want to find  prime numbers between  1 to 300 and put the prime numbers in an array and then using loop to retrieve the array elemnts...
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I don't know which shell you are using, but in bash or ksh you can do
array=(2 3 5 7 11 13 17)
echo ${array[3]}

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# (t)csh syntax:
set arr = (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9)

# sh syntax
arr[1]=1
arr[2]=2
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