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 one year ago
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Help needed! http://screencast.com/t/m9ddkmpqH
I dont understand why if I put the "counter++;" line below the " term = term + (1.0/(counter*(counter + 1.0)));" line it gives me infinite? And when I place it above it it doesn't give me infinite? Why does this happen ?
 one year ago
C++ Help needed! http://screencast.com/t/m9ddkmpqH I dont understand why if I put the "counter++;" line below the " term = term + (1.0/(counter*(counter + 1.0)));" line it gives me infinite? And when I place it above it it doesn't give me infinite? Why does this happen ?

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Christos
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1#include <iostream> using namespace std; int main() { int n, counter=0; double term=0; cin >> n; while (counter <= n) { counter++; term = term + (1.0/(counter*(counter + 1.0))); } cout << term; return 0; }

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1initial value of counter = 0, you're dividing the counter. thats the problem

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1change the initial value of counter to 1, it will work...

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1or put the increment later... as you already did...
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