Oct 14, 2011

C Program to demonstrate the 'atof' and 'gets' functions.

C Program to demonstrate the 'atof' and 'gets' functions. atof function converts the intial nptr string to the double. atof means ASCII to float. gets function reads string from the input stream. puts function prints string to the output stream This program will multiply to floating point numbers. The program will accept invalid data, and give you crap results as a result. Read more about C Programming Language .



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#include <stdio.h>   
#include <stdlib.h>  

main()
{
 char str1[80], str2[80]; /* define a couple o' strings. */
 double result;  /* Result of multiplication. */

 puts ("This program will multiply to floating point numbers.");
 puts ("The program will accept invalid data, and give you");
 puts ("crap results as a result.\n");
 puts ("Please enter the first number.");
 gets(str1);

 puts ("And the second.");
 gets(str2);

 result = atof(str1) * atof(str2);
 printf("Answer is %8.2f\n", result);
}


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