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henpen
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Algorithm question: why does the sign of m matter, but not the sign of n?
Algorithm:
1Read the positive integers m and n
2 Replace m by m1 and n by n+1
3 If n>0, go to step 2. Otherwise, write n.
Or is my book incorrect?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
henpen Group Title
Algorithm question: why does the sign of m matter, but not the sign of n? Algorithm: 1Read the positive integers m and n 2 Replace m by m1 and n by n+1 3 If n>0, go to step 2. Otherwise, write n. Or is my book incorrect?
 2 years ago
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I dont know what was the subject for writing this algorithm... but actually the parameter "m" has not any role ( does nothing ) this algorithm has bugs too. it works for n<0 ; and will repeat ( n < n+1) until n>0 but if n already be greater then 0 ( when we enter it ) then this is an infinite loop. so if you think that there is some other points, let's discuss. :)
 2 years ago
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