ASP.NET / C#: Double number five times

Using ASP.NET/C#, how can I double a number five times?
25
50
100
200
400
int x  = 25;
int x_doubled_five_times  = ????;

Open in new window

LVL 10
skijAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Shaun KlineLead Software EngineerCommented:
You are doubling the number only 4 times in your example. That would equate to multiplying the number by 16.

If you want to double 5 times, multiply by 32.
0
ozoCommented:
x << 5
0
ozoCommented:
25 doubled 4 times is 400 or 25 * 16 or 25 << 4
25 doubled 5 times is 800 or 25 * 32 or 25 << 5
0
Cloud Class® Course: CompTIA Cloud+

The CompTIA Cloud+ Basic training course will teach you about cloud concepts and models, data storage, networking, and network infrastructure.

SANTABABYCommented:
Just in case, if you want to cover float/decimal along with int/long,
x = x * Math.Pow(2,5);  //(Cast to int/long if x is int/long)
0
Ess KayEntrapenuerCommented:
if you want it to display as the result, you can make a loop

int x  = 25;
int x_doubled_five_times  = x ;

for (int i = 0; i < 5; i++)
      {
          x_doubled_five_times = x_doubled_five_times * 2;
      }
0
ozoCommented:
if you want to cover float/decimal along with int/long,
x *= (1<<5);
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
C#

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.