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C Programming Tutorial – 15 – Extract a character from an array + compare it with a character :

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  • //lastname[3] : Extract the 4th (not the 3rd) character of array lastname.
  • //lastname[3] > ‘M’   : compare the 4th character with character M.


#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>

int main()

char lastname[20];
printf(“Enter your last name ? \n”);
scanf(” %s”, lastname);
if (lastname[3] > ‘M’) { // character extract and character comparison.
printf(“You are in team Blue \n”);
} else {
printf(“You are in team Red \n”);

return 0;