isgreaterequal() in C/C++

In C++, isgreaterequal() is a predefined function used for mathematical calculations. math.h is the header file required for various mathematical functions.

isgreaterequal() function used to check whether the 1st argument given to the function is greater than or equal to the 2nd argument given to the function or not. Means if a is the 1st argument and b is the 2nd argument then it check whether a>=b or not.



Syntax:

bool isgreaterequal(a, b)

    Parameters:

  • a, b => These two are the parameters whose value we want to compare.
  • Result:

  • The function will return the true if a>=b else it returns false.
  • Error:

  • No particular error occurs with this function.

    Exceptions associated with this function:

  • If a or b or both is NaN then the function raised an exception and return false(0).
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    // CPP code to illustrate
    // the exception of function
    #include <bits/stdc++.h>
    using namespace std;
      
    int main()
    {
        // Take any values
        float a = 5.5;
        double f1 = nan("1");
        bool result;
      
        // Since f1 value is NaN so
        // with any value of a, the function
        // always return false(0)
        result = isgreaterequal(a, f1);
        cout << a << " isgreaterequal " << f1
             << ": " << result;
      
        return 0;
    }

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    Output:

    5.5 isgreaterequal nan: 0
    

    Examples:

  • Program 1:

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    // CPP code to illustrate
    // the use of isgreaterequal function
    #include <bits/stdc++.h>
    using namespace std;
      
    int main()
    {
        // Take two any values
        int a, b;
        bool result;
        a = 5;
        b = 8;
      
        // Since 'a' is not greater
        // than equal to 'b' so answer
        // is false(0)
        result = isgreaterequal(a, b);
        cout << a << " isgreaterequal to " << b
             << ": " << result << endl;
      
        a = 8;
        b = 5;
      
        // Since 'a' is greater
        // than 'b' so answer
        // is true(1)
        result = isgreaterequal(a, b);
        cout << a << " isgreaterequal to " << b
             << ": " << result;
      
        return 0;
    }

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    Output:

    5 isgreaterequal to 8: 0
    8 isgreaterequal to 5: 1
    
  • Note: Using this function you can compare any data type with any other data type as well.

  • Program 2:
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    // CPP code to illustrate
    // the use of isgreaterequal function
    #include <bits/stdc++.h>
    using namespace std;
      
    int main()
    {
        // Take two any values
        bool result;
        float a = 80.23;
        int b = 82;
      
        // Since 'a' is not greater
        // than equal to 'b' so answer
        // is false(0)
        result = isgreaterequal(a, b);
        cout << a << " isgreaterequal to " << b
             << ": " << result << endl;
      
        char x = 'b';
      
        // Since 'b' ascii value is greater
        // than variable a so answer
        // is true(1)
        result = isgreaterequal(x, a);
        cout << x << " isgreaterequal to " << a
             << ": " << result;
      
        return 0;
    }

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    Output:

    80.23 isgreaterequal to 82: 0
    b isgreaterequal to 80.23: 1
    

Application

There are variety of applications where we can use isgreaterequal() function to compare two values like to use in for loop to print table of any number say 12.

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// CPP code to illustrate
// the use of isgreaterequal function
#include <bits/stdc++.h>
using namespace std;
  
int main()
{
  
    for (int i = 1;
         isgreaterequal(10, i);
         i++) {
        cout << "12 x " << i << " = "
             << 12 * i << endl;
    }
  
    return 0;
}

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Output:

12 x 1 = 12
12 x 2 = 24
12 x 3 = 36
12 x 4 = 48
12 x 5 = 60
12 x 6 = 72
12 x 7 = 84
12 x 8 = 96
12 x 9 = 108
12 x 10 = 120


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