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Nested For loop output807
What will be the output of the following program?
class NestedForloop
    public static void main(String s[])
        int sum = 5;        
        int i = 1;
        for( ; i <= 4; )
            for(int j = 1; j <= 4; j++ )
                sum += (i * j);
        System.out.println("Sum = " + sum);

A. Sum = 35
B. Sum = 51
C. Sum = 19
D. Compilation Error
E. Runtime Error
Topic: Nested for Loop In Java

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ans: first for loop runs only one time and second for loop runs 4 times.              first iteration : j=1, i=1 ,sum=5+(1*!) i.e. 6.                2nd ite: j=2, i=2 nd sum=10.                                            3rd ite : j=3, i=3 nd sum=19.                        4th ite :  j=4 , i=4 nd sum=35.                           now j=5 condition false so exit inner for loop.check cond in outter for loop condition fails .prints sum=35;

Posted by Ananthoju Arun Chary    2014-11-17 03:55:24

Basic syntax of loop is for ( init; condition; increment )
}here in first loop only condition is mentioned,,so we have i=1,then control goes back to the second loop in which we have j=1,then sum=sum+i*j i.e is sum=5+1(i=1;j=1)
again increment condition is present i=i+1
similarly following conditions occur
i=1 j=1 sum=6
i=2 j=2 sum=10
i=3 j=3 sum=19
i=4 j=4 sum=35
as per condition i value can be less than equal to 4,,so when i=5 condition fails,,nd automatically prints the sum value as 35,,,
when there is no increment i++;
then sum=1+2+3+4=10
i=1 j=1 sum=6
i=1 j=2 sum=8
i=1 j=3 sum=11
i=1 j=4 sum=15
so increment value plays key role in nested loops,,,

Posted by Sai Veerendra    2014-11-17 04:59:49

ans is A,,, outer loop execute once time,, for second time i>5,,, inner for loop execute 4 time in each i and j same,,

Posted by Raju VarshnEy    2014-11-17 07:09:33


Posted by Vanaja Vannu    2014-11-17 16:41:19

ans a.                                                                                                                          in this program initially  int variables sum and i declared and initialized with 5 and 1.                                                                                                                             here nested loops used .                                                                                          outer for loop condition  true i<=4---1< inner for loop get executed.                 j=i;j<=4;j++  initially i=1 so j=1 j<=4 j++  sum+=(1*1)=6          aft i get incrmnted.                                                                                                                     i=2;j=2     2<=4;    j++                    thn sum+=(2*2)=10        i becom 3                              i=3,j=3         3<=4;j++              sum+=(3*3)=19                  i++==4.                                   i=4,j=4,4<=4            sum+=(4*4)=35         i++==5,                                                       i=5,j=5,    5<=4 condition fails control goes outoff inner for loop.                               thn outer for loop checks i with 4..i value is 5 so 5<=4 condition fails thn control goes outside of outer for outer for loop iterates only once.                  sop prints 35

Posted by Maheshwari Natarajan    2014-11-17 18:22:40

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Posted by Merit Campus    2014-11-18 01:16:54

Ans is A) sum = 35

Posted by Vinodh Kumar    2014-11-18 05:11:04

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