Write a C Program to find largest number using pointers

By | November 29, 2016

Find largest number using pointers


Write a C Program to find largest number using pointers. Here’s simple Program to find largest number using pointers in C Programming Language.


What are Pointers?


A pointer is a variable whose value is the address of another variable, i.e., direct address of the memory location. Like any variable or constant, you must declare a pointer before using it to store any variable address.

The general form of a pointer variable declaration is

  • type *var-name;

Here, type is the pointer’s base type; it must be a valid C data type and var-name is the name of the pointer variable.

The asterisk * used to declare a pointer is the same asterisk used for multiplication. However, in this statement the asterisk is being used to designate a variable as a pointer.

The unary or monadic operator & gives the “address of a variable'”.

The indirection or dereference operator * gives the “contents of an object pointed to by a pointer”.


Below is the source code for C Program to find largest number using pointers which is successfully compiled and run on Windows System to produce desired output as shown below :


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Above is the source code for C Program to find largest number using pointers which is successfully compiled and run on Windows System.The Output of the program is shown above .

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