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Why is the solution of given code is 196

#include <stdio.h>
int main(void) {
	int i=12;
	int ans=++i*++i;
	return 0;


asked Aug 2, 2016 by Piyush

1 Answer

Because when you write first ++i, it makes i =13 and then you again write ++i then it makes i= 14. So ans = 14*14 = 196. Basically ++i fist update the value of i then it gets processed.
answered Aug 3, 2016 by Jeetash