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C++ Exercises: Convert a octal number to decimal number

C++ For Loop: Exercise-76 with Solution

Write a program in C++ to convert a octal number to decimal number.

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C++ Exercises: Convert a octal number to decimal number

Sample Solution:-

C++ Code :

#include <iostream>
#include <math.h>
using namespace std;
 
int main()
{
    long octal_num, decimal_num = 0;
     int i = 0;
	cout << "\n\n Convert any octal number to decimal number:\n";
	cout << "----------------------------------------------------\n";
	cout << " Input any octal number: ";
	cin>> octal_num;
    while (octal_num != 0) 
     {
      decimal_num = (long)(decimal_num + (octal_num % 10) * pow(8, 

i++));
      octal_num = octal_num / 10;
     }
    cout<<" The equivalent decimal number: " << decimal_num << "\n";	
} 

Sample Output:

 Convert any octal number to decimal number:                           
----------------------------------------------------                   
 Input any octal number: 17                                            
 The equivalent decimal number: 15 

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C++ Programming: Tips of the Day

What is a smart pointer and when should I use one?

This answer is rather old, and so describes what was 'good' at the time, which was smart pointers provided by the Boost library. Since C++11, the standard library has provided sufficient smart pointers types, and so you should favour the use of std::unique_ptr, std::shared_ptr and std::weak_ptr.

There was also std::auto_ptr. It was very much like a scoped pointer, except that it also had the "special" dangerous ability to be copied - which also unexpectedly transfers ownership.

It was deprecated in C++11 and removed in C++17, so you shouldn't use it.

std::auto_ptr<MyObject> p1 (new MyObject());
std::auto_ptr<MyObject> p2 = p1; // Copy and transfer ownership. 
                                 // p1 gets set to empty!
p2->DoSomething(); // Works.
p1->DoSomething(); // Oh oh. Hopefully raises some NULL pointer exception.

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