C Programming - Pointers - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Pointers - Point Out Correct Statements (Q.No. 3)
3.
Which of the statements is correct about the program?
#include<stdio.h>

int main()
{
    float a=3.14;
    char *j;
    j = (char*)&a;
    printf("%d\n", *j);
    return 0;
}
It prints ASCII value of the binary number present in the first byte of a float variable a.
It prints character equivalent of the binary number present in the first byte of a float variable a.
It will print 3
It will print a garbage value
Answer: Option
Explanation:
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Discussion:
50 comments Page 1 of 5.

Madhureddy said:   1 decade ago
Since here type conversion from float to charecter take place. Hence the ASCII value of the binary number present in the first byte of float variable a will print.

Vinod said:   1 decade ago
Can you explain how to came -61.

Durai pandian said:   1 decade ago
Please whats the meaning of the -61 as output.

Mukesh said:   1 decade ago
Where the global variable stored in c language?

Shankar said:   1 decade ago
GLOBAL variables are store in permanent storage area i.e static memory.

Kiran said:   1 decade ago
Global variables are stored on heap.

Suresh said:   1 decade ago
Can you explain how the output get -61?

Sunil patidar said:   1 decade ago
@kiran Global variables are stored on data segment.
the static variables are stored on heap.

Gyni said:   1 decade ago
What is heap? can you segment and static memory storage.

Lalit Singh said:   1 decade ago
The answer to this question is wrong it's option D.


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