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why am i getting garbage values in output

+6 votes
asked Nov 27, 2021 by vaibhav (180 points)
#include <stdio.h>

int main ()


  int a[5], i = 0, front =0, rear = 0,j;

  char b;

  printf ("Enter Y if you wish to add elements to the queue\n");

//   scanf ("%c", &b);

//   if (b == "Y")


    //   rear = rear + 1;

    //   front = front + 1;

      while (rear < 5)


  scanf ("%d",&j);





  printf ("The data you entered is\n");

  while (i < 5)



     printf ("%d\n",&a[i]);




1 Answer

0 votes
answered Nov 28, 2021 by Peter Minarik (55,660 points)
edited Nov 29, 2021 by Peter Minarik

Print the value, not the address

printf ("%d\n",&a[i]);

The above code prints the memory address of the ith element in the a array. To print the value of a[i], you must not include the "memory of" (&) operator:

printf ("%d\n", a[i]);

Also, you should have a return statement before the end of the main() function to set the return value.

return 0;
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