Functions in C

C provides a lot of built in functions. Apart from that users define their own functions knows as user-defines functions. The function has got three parts
The declaration,the call and the definition.
Consider a function ‘getline’ which is used to obtain each line from the input.
The three parts of the function would be as follows:
Declaration:returntype getline(parameters);
definition:returntype getline(parameters)

The function definition may well contain a ‘return’ statement to transfer the control back to the caller function. In such cases the return type of the function must not be ‘void’.


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